From The Arizona Republic:
"It makes it very difficult in this sort of political environment for a Republican who's moderate on immigration or wants to focus on other issues to neglect immigration or to not make it sort of a central issue in the campaign," said Louis Desipio, a professor of political science and Chicano/Latino studies at the University of California, Irvine. "For Arizona, immigration has been such a hot-button issue for a decade or so, and it didn't take much to reinvigorate it."

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