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Must-Read News on Immigration Reform, March 31, 2014

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

NPR: Activists: We Want An Emancipator, Not A ‘Deporter In Chief’
By Richard Gonzales

CNN: Why the ‘Cesar Chavez’ biopic matters now
By Cindy Y. Rodriguez

Reuters: Mexico finds 370 abandoned immigrant children

New York Times: Hopes Frustrated, Many Latinos Reject the Ballot Box Altogether
By Jackie Calmes

New York Times: California Farmers Short of Labor, and Patience
By Jennifer Medina

Reuters: U.S. releases immigrant, says unrelated to daughter’s plea to pope
By Kevin Murphy

NPR (All Things Considered): In Arizona, Citizens Keep Close Eye On Immigration Checkpoint
By Ted Robbins

National Journal: How the Right Hijacked Arizona
By James Oliphant

Associated Press: GOP, Democrats represent very different districts

Bakersfield Californian (California): Valadao, Renteria trade barbs over taxes, immigration
By Henry A. Barrios

Associated Press (Texas): Business Groups Call For Immigration Reform

The State (South Carolina): Graham race: On immigration

Public News Service (New York): NY Delegation Could be Key for Immigration Reform Discharge Petition
By Mike Clifford

Star-Tribune (Minnesota): Immigration judges in Minnesota face a 3,000 case backlog
By Mark Brunswick and Alejandra Matos

Valley Morning Star (Texas): Chávez march focused on immigration, farmworkers rights
By Karen Antonacci

Yakima Herald-Republic (Washington): Emotions strong at Yakima immigrant-rights rally
By Pat Muir

Washington Post (Virginia): In Fairfax, housing-code complaints stir up tensions as some immigrants feel targeted
By Antonio Olivo

La Opinión (Editorial): The Pope and the President

CNN (Opinion): How New York’s farm workers could benefit from their own ‘Cesar Chavez’
By Kerry Kennedy

Wall Street Journal (Opinion): Immigration Reform Is a Moral Imperative
By Ralph Reed and Russell Moore

Fox News Latino (Opinion): Lincoln Diaz-Balart: I Am Still Hopeful Congress Can Pass Immigration Reform
By Lincoln Diaz-Balart

Religion News Service (Opinion): COMMENTARY: The tragedy of America’s failed immigration system
By Mary Ann Walsh

The Hill (Congress Blog): Boehner is distorting our democracy
By Rev. John L. McCullough

San Jose Mercury News (California – Editorial): Mercury News editorial: Discharge petition is doomed, but point is made; House should allow a vote on immigration reform

Carlsbad Current-Argus (New Mexico-Editorial): Pearce-O’Rourke border bill seeks new oversight

Carlsbad Current-Argus (New Mexico-Opinion): Congressmen: Cooperation is possible
By Reps. Steve Pearce and Beto O’Rourke

Green Bay Press-Gazette (Wisconsin – Opinion): Guest commentary: Immigration reform needed for Wisconsin farmers, food
By Duane W. Maatz

Seattle Globalist (Washington –Opinion): How Alabama taught me that immigration is a civil rights issue
By Sarah Stuteville