Feb 4, 2013

U.S. Conservatives See Writing On the Wall: Immigration Reform is Coming (El Universal, Mexico)

"This time conditions are ripe for change. In 2012, the Hispanic community demonstrated its power at the polls. It was thanks to the 70 percent of Latinos who voted for Obama that the president was reelected. The interpretation of analysts and politicians is clear: their opposition to Republican Mitt Romney was in retaliation for his party's anti-immigrant position. It has never been more costly than it is today for a U.S. politician to oppose reform in this area."

Mexico - El Universal - Original Article (Spanish)
 Translated By Miguel Gutierrez for worldsmeet.us

January 31, 2013

For the first time in years, perhaps since the fall of the Twin Towers in 2001, there exists a real chance for a reform of immigration that will benefit the millions of  Mexicans living without papers in the United States. This is the inevitable result of the growing economic and political influence of Mexican nationals in that country.

This week, a group of Republican and Democratic senators launched an initiative to regularize 11 million illegal immigrants - a proposal that was well received yesterday by President Barack Obama. The president's priority in this area is such, that he has already announced that if lawmakers fail to rapidly come to terms on their project, he will send one to Congress himself.  Read more. 

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