For close observers of the immigration battle, the last six months have been frustrating. And if hope is its own kind of currency, much of the immigration reform movement crowd is flat broke.
You don’t have to take my word for it. The way Jorge Mujica sees it, real reform is dead in the water. Mujica, one of the masterminds behind the 2006 march in Chicago that eventually propelled millions across the country into the streets to demand immigration reform, told me, “I don’t think anything is going to happen. There’s basically no agreement on either side about anything.”