HEADLINES: Immigration – August 29th, 2013

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button_icon_immigration_headlinesVisit our blog every Thursday for HEADLINES: Immigration. I’ll bring you all the most important and up-to-date news on the immigration debate. The benefits of immigration reform are becoming a major focus as those who support the movement recharge their efforts heading into the month of September.

Detention Costs Convey Immigration Reform’s Urgency. A solid plan for immigration reform would bring positive financial change in several areas of our nation’s economy. [Huffington Post]

Gutierrez Crossing Country to Push Immigration Reform. Rep. Luis Gutierrez is hosting rallies throughout the nation to keep the issue of immigration reform on the front burner. [Chicago Sun-Times]

Zuckerberg and Rubio Pair Up to Push Immigration Reform. Facebook Founder Mark Zuckerberg has found his political voice and he is using it to influence immigration reform. [MSNBC]

Fixing a Broken Immigration System. Immigration reform will benefit the federal economy, boost local industry, increase wages, and generate tax revenue. [Deming Headlight]

A Conservative Christian in a Deep Red District Makes Case for Immigration Reform. Republican Rep. John Carter voices several reasons why other members of the GOP should join him in supporting immigration reform. [Washington Post]

My Turn: Immigration Reform Benefits Rural Communities. Many immigrant laborers hold jobs in the agricultural sector. Immigration reform would be beneficial to both employers and laborers, and the industry as a whole. [Burlington Free Press]

Editorial: Immigration Bill Gets Push from Roman Catholic Church. The Catholic Church hopes to boost the immigration reform movement in the month of September. [The Republican]

New ICE Policy Limits Separation of Parents and Children. The Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency initiates a new policy that is less likely to separate families. [NBC Latino]

Hundreds March for Immigration Reform. Supporters of immigration reform make their voices heard in Grand Rapids, Michigan. [WoodTV]

Civil Rights and Immigration History Connected. The lessons of the civil rights movement again ring true as the movement surrounding immigration reform works to bring about opportunity and equality. [Chron]

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