Friday, February 07, 2014

Cepeda: Immigration's sticky issues

This columnist explains the Republican idea about immigration reform.  - - Donna Poisl

Column by Esther J. Cepeda / Washington Post Writers Group(0) Comments

CHICAGO -- Word on the street is that immigration reform is dead -- again. But trust me, the word is premature. The issue is bound to stay on life support for some time.

So despite the current wave of “Obamacare killed immigration reform” eulogies, let’s drill down into what a plan that would offer legalization but not a special path to citizenship might look like, should a compromise miraculously occur.

According to Peter F. Assad of the American Immigration Lawyers Association and an adjunct professor at American University’s law school, the reform bill that passed the Senate offered only a special pathway to legal residency.
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