HEADLINES: Immigration – August 8th, 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. From the view from the House of Representatives to advances on immigration reform, HEADLINES: Immigration gives you easy access to all the news you want in one place.

New York’s Sen. Schumer Says Immigration Bill Can Pass Despite House’s Methodical Approach. Sen. Schumer tells reporters that as long as the House’s piecemeal approach to immigration reform can be reconciled with the Senate’s bill, major change can occur. [Washington Post]

What if the Big Conservative Backlash to Immigration Reform Never Materializes? More House Republicans seem to be leaning towards a roadmap to citizenship for undocumented immigrants. [The Washington Post]

Obama’s Immigration Push Stirs Big Response. President Obama recently gave a speech to Arizona’s Desert Vista High School students. His brief comments on immigration reform drew the longest applause from the audience. [Arizona Republic]

3 Reasons Arizona is Ground Zero for Immigration Policy. Due to Arizona’s geographic location, rapidly changing demographics, and Tea Party politicians, Arizona has become a ground zero for immigration policy. [ABC]

Immigration Road Show Hits Cleveland, Pushing for Reform.  A rally for immigration reform supported by the Service Employees International Union was held in Cleveland even though the city has one of the lowest immigration rates. [Cleveland Plain Dealer]

Congressman Wittman on Immigration Reform. The representative of Virginia’s First District, Rob Wittman, shares his thoughts on Congress and why immigration reform cannot be delayed. [Fredericksburg Patch]

A Libertarian Take on Immigration. An Iranian-American Libertarian, Alex Nowrasteh, explains how immigration reform aligns with the Libertarian doctrine. [National Journal]

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