Perhaps the most notable absence at Tuesday’s meeting with President Obama was immigration reform champion Rep. Luis Gutierrez.
The Obama administration has sued the state of Arizona, setting the stage for a battle over states’ rights and immigration enforcement.
The Obama administration will continue to push for immigration reform until it’s done, DHS Secretary Janet Napolitano said Thursday, according to local media.
Immigration reform was the very last issue Pres. Obama mentioned in remarks that took on a wide range of pressing problems including job creation, health care reform and corporate and government responsibility.
President Barack Obama has now made official something that had looked more and more likely ever since he took office: that, because he has too much to deal with, immigration reform won’t happen this year. For pro-immigration and Hispanic advocates,…