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... Obama admitted that immigration reform was one of the biggest failures in his first term, and said it would be a priority in his second one. There is good reason to be optimistic. Republicans in Congress can’t afford to ignore political reality after the stinging rebuke they received from Hispanic voters. ...
— The Political Inevitability of Immigration Reform — Bloomberg View Editorial
... Republicans have two options. They can join the White House in shaping immigration reform, all the while knowing that the president will get the lion’s share of credit. This is politically unappealing in the short term, which is certainly one reason Republicans have resisted it. However, the alternative promises even more dispiriting political consequences. ...
— Fix immigration now — Washington Post Editorial
— Immigration reform won’t be enough to save GOP — San Jose Mercury News Editorial
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