Our broken immigration system fails to serve core national interests and must be reformed. The public demands it. Our security requires it. And economic reality compels it.
Yet some politicians continue to treat immigration policy as a cultural wedge issue to exploit. They peddle facile but vacuous hard-line enforcement rhetoric that appeals to nativists, stall reform and, in the process, alienate the fastest-growing segment of the electorate—Latinos.
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