The left wonders why immigration reform has become so divisive

Feb 08, 2018
  • By Debbie Lord for The Atlanta Journal Constitution
AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin 
People rally in support of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) and undocumented immigrant Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2018, at the Lutheran Church of the Reformation, near the Capitol in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin) 

What will immigration legislation look like when it gets through Congress if it ever does get through? A roundup of editorials Thursday takes a look at the issue.

Opinions from the left:

DACA crisis is Trump's creation, and Trump's fault

From The Los Angeles Times: The path forward is clear – pass a bill taking care of the Dreamers, then handle take on comprehensive immigration reform.

It's time for an immigration enchilada

From Jorge Castaneda: If you want Mexico onboard an American immigration plan you need to work on increasing the number of temporary-worker visas.

How Trump moved the needle on immigration limits

From The Bucks County Courier-Times: The argument for an increase in legal immigration is not one anyone wants to hear in 2018.