The Wenatchee World

Weather:

Weather

The latest extended forecast from The Weather Channel

Remove this weather forecast

Overnight

Lo48° Chance Rain

Wednesday

Hi55° Rain

Wednesday Night

Lo48° Rain

Thursday

Hi61° Chance Rain

Thursday Night

Lo44° Mostly Cloudy

Friday

Hi55° Rain Likely

Friday Night

Lo47° Rain Likely

Saturday

Hi59° Chance Rain

Saturday Night

Lo43° Chance Rain

Sunday

Hi58° Slight Chc Rain

Immigration reform, for the public good

Send to Kindle
Print This

They call the strategy “slow-walk to death.” House Republicans can kill immigration reform by breaking the issue into pieces, stonewalling the bipartisan Senate bill, stalling until fall and pushing final action into 2014. That’s an election year, when they can extract the most blood from their Democratic enemies.

We hope that is not the plan. If it is, immigration reform of any kind will likely die, and that would be a disservice to the nation. Republicans know that. Everyone knows our immigration system is a wreck. To serve the needs of the economy, the nation and humanity, there must be something to pull us up from chaos.

View my optionsorSign in