Perhaps if immigrant advocates switch tracks, we may still be able to achieve immigration reform in this millennium.
Instead of pushing for a holistic approach to immigration reform, we might ask ourselves, in a sliding scale of political possibilities, “For whom could immigration reform be passed?”
Sure, this is the back way in.
But if we can pinpoint who is considered “politically safe” on the radars of Congress and the President, maybe we can kick-start immigration reform at that point. (more…)