HEADLINES: Immigration – May 23, 2013

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button_icon_immigration_headlinesVisit our blog every Thursday for HEADLINES: Immigration.   I will bring you all the most important and up-to-date news on the immigration debate.  From reform to detention to the DREAM Act, HEADLINES: Immigration gives easy access to all the news you want in one place.

Sessions Amendment Would Harm Military Families. The Senate Judiciary Committee will turn to questions of immigration enforcement in the coming week as the senators continue to mark up the immigration bill crafted by the Gang of Eight. [The Hill]

Hatch was the Republican to Win Over in Immigration Reform.  When Sen. Orrin G. Hatch took his seat on the dais for the Senate Judiciary Committee‘s debates on theimmigration reform bill, the 79-year-old was not just one of 18 senators. He was the most sought-after vote.  [LA Times]

Broad Immigration Overhaul Heads to Senate.  Bipartisan Committee Agrees on Bill That Would Tighten Border Security, Provide Path to Citizenship.  [Wall Street Journal]

Evangelicals and the Redemptive Symmetry of Immigration Reform.  The scene at the Church of the Reformation several weeks ago—just a couple blocks from the U. S. Capitol—was a mixture of resolve and celebration, equal parts political rally and family reunion. [Christian Century]

A Look at the Details of the Senate Bipartisan Immigration Bill.  A look at the 867-page immigration overhaul bill approved Tuesday by the Senate Judiciary Committee.  [Washington Post]

Immigration Officials Say Safeguards Were Added.  Department of Homeland Security officials, responding to sharp criticism on Monday from a union representing 12,000 of its employees, said they had added many safeguards in recent years to protect against fraud and security violations by foreigners seeking to live in the United States.  [New York Times]

Immigration Forms.  What are the Available Options?  Each year more than 100 million immigration forms are filed with the United States Citizenship & Immigration Service (USCIS), which can be as life-changing as a citizenship application or as mundane as a simple change of address. [Fox News Latino]

Immigration Bill Could Require Fingerprinting at Airports.  Senators amended the bipartisan immigration bill on Monday to require all non-U.S. citizens to be fingerprinted when leaving the U.S. through the country’s 30 busiest airports. [ABC/Univision]

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