Thursday, June 12, 2014

Why Immigration Reform Is So Difficult

This is another article on the report just issued showing that Americans want immigration reform.    - - Donna Poisl

By Robert VerBruggen

Today the Public Religion Research Institute (PRRI) and the Brookings Institution's Governance Studies program are releasing a report that covers a lot of new immigration polling data. The public's attitudes on this issue could affect both the midterm elections and the potential for a new immigration law in the next Congress.

Why has the debate dragged on so long? This chart might seem to suggest that granting legal status to illegal immigrants is a no-brainer for any self-interested politician:
Click on the HEADLINE above to see the graphs and read the rest of this story! This is only a small part of it.

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