There’s been intense backlash against creating what Talking Point Memo’s Josh Marshall calls “second class non-citizenship status” — the idea from some House Republicans to prevent citizenship for undocumented immigrants. The consensus across the spectrum is that the path to citizenship is, in fact, the “middle ground.” New York... Continue »
There was a ton of coverage of immigration yesterday given the House Hearing, Obama’s meetings and statements from Speaker Boehner and Majority Leader Cantor. Today, we compiled a pretty hefty collection of article and posts on the key subjects. Also, Greg Sargent from The Plum Line at the Washington... Continue »
The President is holding immigration meetings. The House Judiciary Committee is holding its first hearing on immigration. House Majority Leader Eric Cantor is giving a big speech. DHS Secretary Janet Napolitano has been touring the border. And, Rick Santorum has deigned to weigh in on Marco Rubio. Top stories... Continue »
Los Angeles Times: Reid predicts the Senate will pass immigration reform By Noam Levey February 3, 2013 Politico: Lindsey Graham goes all-in on immigration By James Hohman and Manu Raju February 3, 2013 Fox Denver: Nearly 100 Latinos packed into a small North Denver restaurant Friday after to see... Continue »
National Journal (Opinion): On Immigration, What Obama Can Learn From Bush’s Failed Efforts By Ronald Brownstein January 31, 2013 New York Times: Senators Look at Past Failures for Lessons on Immigration Overhaul By Ashley Parker January 31, 2013 Bloomberg: Six Reasons Immigration Reform Has a Good Shot This Year... Continue »
TIME: Q & A with Immigration Reform Advocate Frank Sharry By Alex Rogers January 30, 2013 New York Times: On Immigration, Obama Assumes Upper Hand By Michael Shear and Mark Landler January 30, 2013 Talking Points Memo: Obama Promises To Put ‘Everything I’ve Got’ Behind Immigration Reform By Pema... Continue »
Huffington Post: John McCain, Chuck Schumer On Immigration Bill: We Want 80 Votes By Elise Foley January 30, 2013 La Opinión (Editorial) The path to citizenship January 29, 2013 Washington Post(Blog): Immigration reform: Five places where Obama and the Senate agree By Ezra Klein January 29, 2013 Washington Post... Continue »
USA Today (Opposing View): 8 years is enough to wait for citizenship By Frank Sharry January 28, 2013 Washington Post: Obama to announce his immigration reform plan, said to be more liberal than Senate effort By David Nakamura and Rosalind Helderman January 29, 2013 Politico: John Boehner mum on... Continue »
New York Times: Senators Offer a New Blueprint for Immigration By Julia Preston January 28, 2013 San Diego Union-Tribune: Immigration debate has crystallized around the 11 million By Elizabeth Aguilera January 26, 2013 Los Angeles Times: Senators agree on immigration overhaul plan By Brian Bennett and Lisa Mascaro January 27,... Continue »
Tampa Bay Times: White House: Waiting for Rubio to put immigration plan to paper By January 24, 2013 Wall Street Journal: Obama Plans Immigration Speech By Laura Meckler January 24, 2013 The Hill (Blog): Embrace president’s call for immigration reform By Rep. Michael Honda January 24, 2013 Wall Street... Continue »