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Congress: Immigration – GOP no-brainer or political suicide?

NBC’s Carrie Dann: “If you ask around Washington D.C., the Republican Party could have a no-brainer opportunity to claw its way back toward a triumphant and diverse majority -- or it could be on the verge of legislating itself out of existence. Since the 2012 election, when Latino voters selected Barack Obama over Mitt Romney by nearly a 3-1 margin, proponents of comprehensive immigration reform have pointed to the passage of the legislation as a political imperative for the survival of the GOP. Opponents of the legislation, on the other hand, have questioned whether the embrace of a bill that contains a path to citizenship for undocumented immigrants would have any long-term political benefit for Republicans.”

Quinnipiac finds a majority of people (54%) want immigration reform passed, but by a whopping 71%-24% margin, they are doubtful that Democrats and Republicans will work together to get it done.