Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Immigration Reform In 2017? Good Luck After This Campaign

By Politico, July 23, 2016 

CLEVELAND — Three years after legislation to overhaul the nation's immigration laws passed the Senate, Democrats and Republicans could hardly be farther apart on the issue — a chasm brought into sharp relief by the parties' competing presidential platforms and by the rhetoric at the GOP convention here this week.

Donald Trump took pains to spotlight the parents of children killed by immigrants in the country illegally, who were given coveted speaking time before a national audience. The candidate's signature border wall permeated the GOP platform. And in his formal convention address, Trump's tough, security-focused approach was punctuated by rowdy crowd chants of "Build the wall!"
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