Will immigration reform ever come?

Friday, December 05, 2008

Roberto Lovato hopes an Obama administration can "turn the tortilla" on immigration reform.
"She was one of the first governors to call for the deployment of the National Guard to protect us against the threat of gardeners and maids and other immigrants wanting to come into the United States."
— Roberto Lovato on Janet Napolitano
In his first interview on the way out of the Oval Office, President Bush said one of his biggest disappointments "not getting immigration reform done." The future of the estimated 12 million undocumented people in the United States was front and center at the beginning of the 2008 campaign and then faded. Now, writer Roberto Lovato sees contradictory messages in President-elect Obama's cabinet choices and the Democratic party's priorities.


Roberto Lovato

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