By Dawn Lurie and Mahsa Aliaskari

It was Tuesday, January 29, 2013, I find myself rushing to the airport to catch my flight back to DC, and I’m thinking about how the last immigration bill had died on the Senate floor in 2007. The feeling of defeat rushes back; we worked so hard to educate the Congressional staffers, work out the technical details, and reach a consensus. Things will be different this time. Desperately, I check my iPhone and log in to my laptop at the same time, trying to find exactly what President Obama announced in Las Vegas hours earlier. While reading the President’s plan on the tiny screen, I find myself simultaneously listening to the video of the announcement, tweeting, posting the White House blog, and skimming through the Fact Sheets.

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