President Pushes For Immigration Reform
Yesterday, President Barack Obama urged House Republicans to enact immigration reform. Although many moderate Republicans support the issue, the issue is still fraught with politcal peril. Can a Republican from a conservative district vote for reform? And are the Democrats strong enough after the healthcare debacle to exert political pressure?
Andres Ramirez, founder, Ramirez Group
Darrell West, director, Governance Studies, Brookings Institution