From AZ Central:
After the “ugliness” of the fiscal showdown, some Republicans might be inclined to pass immigration legislation to demonstrate that they can tackle a problem in a constructive way, said Louis DeSipio, a professor of political science and Chicano/Latino studies at the University of California, Irvine…. “To my mind, if it doesn’t pass, or there isn’t serious movement, by January, then it’s dead, just because it’s an election year,” DeSipio said. “Even moderate Democrats don’t want to bring it up in an election year.”

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