Wednesday, October 30, 2013

Immigration reform cannot wait for partisanship

Immigration reform needs bipartisan support, one side can't do it alone.  - - Donna Poisl

By James Baker, COLUMNIST

After the government shutdown ended, President Barack Obama has been pursuing a new part of his agenda — immigration reform.

Immigration reform is much needed in this country, and the bill being presented has qualities that would improve immigration laws.

But people on both sides of the political spectrum are turning this into a partisan issue.

House Republicans wish to debate and edit what could be more specific in the bill, but President Obama refuses to debate on it, according to an article in the Washington Post.

This shouldn’t be a partisan issue.
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