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Must-Read News on Immigration Reform, April 7, 2014

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New York Times: More Deportations Follow Minor Crimes, Records Show
By Ginger Thompson and Sarah Cohen

New York Times (Editorial): Yes He Can, on Immigration

New York Times: Immigration Bill Splitting House G.O.P.
By Jonathan Weisman and Ashley Parker

Huffington Post: Congressional Hispanic Caucus Demands Deportation Changes
By Elise Foley

Huffington Post: Immigration Activists Escalate Deportation Fight: ‘Not One More’
By Elise Foley

Arizona Republic: Obama exceeds 2 million mark in deportations
By Daniel González

Associated Press: GOP Immigration backers see service path to status
By Donna Cassata

CNN: House conservatives block modest GOP immigration proposal
By Deirdre Walsh

MSNBC: GOP infighting threatens another immigration bill
By Meredith Clark

Politico: Buck McKeon: Immigration won’t go in defense bill
By Seung Min Kim

Washington Post: GOP push for immigration reform thwarted
By Ed O’Keefe and David Nakamura

Wall Street Journal: Rep. McKeon: Defense Bill Won’t Include Path to Green Card Through Military Service
By Laura Meckler

NBC News: GOP Split Over Legalization Proposal for Enlisted Immigrants
By Frank Thorp V

Roll Call: ENLIST Act Rebuffed by McKeon, But Denham Wants Immigration Amendment Vote in NDAA
By Emma Dumain

National Journal: Immigration Policy Won’t Make It Into the Defense Bill, for Now
By Elahe Izadi

Huffington Post: Steve King Compares Granting Veterans Citizenship To Handing Out Candy At A Parade
By Elise Foley

The Hill: Report: Majority of deportations come after minor criminal offenses
By Rebecca Shabad

Roll Call: Gutierrez: Obama Ready to Halt Deportations With Executive Orders
By Emma Dumain

Politico: Hispanic caucus pushes White House on deportations
By Seung Min Kim

VOXXI: Gutierrez: If no immigration reform passes by July, Obama should act
By Griselda Nevarez

Wall Street Journal: Immigration Activists Call on Obama to Stop Deportations
By Miriam Jordan

NBC News: Immigration Advocates Rally to Curb Deportations
By Suzanne Gamboa

The Hill: Immigration activists step up deportation fight
By Rachel Huggins

Associated Press: Rallies in cities across US decrying deportation
By Terry Tang

Christian Science Monitor: Illegal immigration: Is Obama ‘deporter in chief’? A rundown of the numbers. (+video)
By Francis Kiefer

Mother Jones: The Obama Administration’s 2 Million Deportations, Explained
By AJ Vicens

Washington Post: Jeb Bush: Many illegal immigrants come out of an ‘act of love’
By Ed O’Keefe

CNN: Jeb Bush: Immigration is ‘not a felony’ but ‘an act of love’
By Dana Davidsen

MSNBC: Jeb Bush to decide on 2016 by end of year
By Erin Delmore

Bloomberg: Jeb Bush to Decide on 2016 Run by Year’s End
By Greg Giroux

Associated Press: 2016 campaign checklist: Bush

MSNBC: Back to the future: GOP runs to Romney’s right on immigration
By Benjy Sarlin

Roll Call: Steve King: Illegal Immigrants Kill Americans Every Day
By Matt Fuller

Boston Globe: Immigration reform becomes a Catholic ‘pro-life’ cause
By John L. Allen Jr.

The Hill: Tech firms: Immigration reform no liability
By Julian Hattem

Associated Press: Business Interests On Educated Workers, Immigration, Infrastructure Question Texan Lawmakers

Washington Times: Sen. Chuck Schumer: Immigration not dead for 2014
By Jacqueline Klimas

Associated Press: Immigrant hunger strikers released from solitary

Washington Post: Young illegal immigrants get two-year ticket to earn, learn and enjoy self-respect
By Pamela Constable

Vox: The Border Patrol has a big problem with excessive force
By Dara Lind

Vox: What is immigration reform? (Cards)
By Dara Lind

Associated Press (California): AP Exclusive: California Immigration Holds Drop
By Elliot Spagat and Amy Taxin

Arizona Republic (Arizona): Undocumented immigrant’s arrest closes door on deferred action
By Daniel González

Cincinnati.com (Ohio): Getting on the immigration bandwagon
By Cindi Andrews

NY1 (New York): Hundreds Call on Obama to Cut Back on Deportations at Manhattan Rally
By Erin Clarke

Times-Herald (California): Deportation protest held in San Jose and around the country

CBS Local (California): 23 Arrested For Blocking Downtown San Francisco Street During Immigration Rally

WTVD (North Carolina): Immigration activists protest, call on President Barack Obama to put freeze on deportations
By Elaina Athans

New Haven Register (Connecticut): New Haven immigration rally calls for suspension of deportation
By Charlotte Adinolfi

WRIC (Virginia): “Fast for Families” hunger strike for immigration reform comes to Richmond

Herald-Tribune (Florida): On immigration issue, even the language confounds
By Jeremy Wallace

Las Vegas Review-Journal (Nevada): Clark County women fast in support of immigration reform
By Yesenia Amaro

Los Angeles Times (California): Local religious leaders unite for change in immigration law
By Kurt Streeter

Washington Post (Plum Line): Pressure intensifies on Obama over deportations
By Greg Sargent

Washington Post (The Fix): What role will immigration reform play in the 2016 GOP presidential primary?
By Jaime Fuller

Los Angeles Times (Opinion): On immigration, Catholic bishops preach gospel of (mostly) open borders
By Michael McGough

Wall Street Journal (Letters to the Editor): Jesus, Immigration and U.S. Laws

MSNBC (Maddow Blog): King: ‘We have a bus for you to Tijuana’
By Steve Benen

Chicago Sun-Times (Opinion): Esther Cepeda: Playing politics over immigration
By Esther Cepeda

Jewish Week (Opinion): Let My People Stay
By Douglas Bloomfield

The Oregonian (Oregon – Opinion): Republicans should embrace immigration reform: Guest opinion
By Thomas Stewart

Daily Pilot (California – Opinion): Commentary: It’s time to take action on immigration reform
By Christine Brooks Nolf

Arizona Republic (Arizona – Letter to the Editor): Leave the politics out of immigration reform
By Franklin Hamway