Dan Judy’s comments for U.S. News and World Report on immigration reform proposals in the House.
Dan Judy, a Republican pollster at North Star Opinion Research, says the Cantor plan strikes the right balance for the GOP, which must walk a fine line with immigration reform. While many want to court Latino voters on the national scale, Republicans in the House of Representatives must be careful not to alienate their constituencies.
“The Dream Act shows very broad support, but when you talk about allowing those children’s parents to stay in the country, independents are split and Republicans are strongly opposed,” Judy says.
“That is a bridge too far for a lot of lawmakers.”
To read the full article, please click here.