Will Republicans seize the opportunity?
Let's put our cards on the table and have a nice clean game.
Want to repair the breach between the GOP and America's largest minority? Start by avoiding incendiary rhetoric comparing Latino immigrants to animals.
Can conservatives follow Newt's lead before it's too late?
Republicans are making life easy for Democrats who don’t deserve to have the level of support they have with Latino voters.
Despite the rhetoric, it’s usually Republicans — and not Democrats — who push immigration reform efforts.
Immigration reform is always an afterthought with this president, and only tends to come to mind when Obama finds himself addressing a Latino group and looking for dependable applause lines.
What employers deserve is something that, ironically, Dobbs now expects the rest of us to give him: a little empathy, a fair hearing, and the benefit of the doubt.
It’s tempting to say that Stephen Colbert made a mockery of Congress’ handling of the immigration issue. But it’s not exactly fair. Lawmakers from both parties beat him to it.
Could this embarrassing episode be the beginning of the end for the Whitman campaign?
Harry Reid and President Obama want Hispanics to believe that it is Republicans who are obstructing immigration legislation, while it has been Democrats who have scuttled efforts at comprehensive reform.
People in the country illegally should be apprehended and deported by authorities, not beaten and killed by thugs.
There's no escaping the conclusion that whites and Hispanics see SB 1070 — and the immigration problem — very differently.
There was a time when Republicans knew better than to handle radioactive material.
Obama is good at making speeches about immigration, but when will he stop blaming the Republicans for obstructing reform and get something done?
The comedian is out to explode the myth that the unemployed will leap at the chance to work the scut jobs currently being done by illegal immigrants.
Obama keeps blaming Republicans for lack of progress on immigration, but if the president wants to know who the culprit is, all he has to do is look in a mirror.
Point/Counterpoint: In the left corner of the ring, Ruben Navarrette says that the increasingly acrimonious tone of the immigration debate is actually making life on the border especially dangerous.
His family history has affected his outlook on immigration in profound ways.
OK, not really.
Point/Counterpoint: In the left corner of the ring, Ruben Navarrette is not a fan of Arizona's new immigration law: "Mexican drug violence is a headline-grabber that stirs anxiety and fear. So it’s natural that Gov. Brewer and other supporters of SB 1070 would cynically use it to further their claim."
The California gubernatorial candidate has low expectations of the same kind of kids that Stand and Deliver teacher Escalante taught calculus to.
Just like with the war on terror, Obama refuses to grant any legitimacy to the ideas of his predecessor while quietly adopting them wholesale.
The sainted labor leader was unalterably opposed to legalizing undocumented workers. It is dishonest for immigration reform advocates to invoke his name in their cause.
In reality, governors can’t do much about illegal immigration — and they shouldn’t grandstand while trying to prove otherwise.