Immigration Reform is a Dead-End

Immigration Reform is a Dead-EndDallas News – Now that the White House has mangled the rollout of Obamacare and Congress has bungled the politics of the government shutdown, those at both ends of Pennsylvania Avenue are likely to bring the same level of skill and sensitivity to the explosive debate over immigration reform.

President Barack Obama delivered a speech Thursday rebooting the debate and daring Congress to pass “common-sense immigration reform.” This would be the same sort of reform that Obama helped to thwart in 2006 while he was a senator. The same sort of reform he did nothing to achieve in his first term as president. And the kind of reform that his administration has pushed further onto the horizon with heavy-handed enforcement policies that deported nearly 2 million people and divided scores of families. [Read More]