Why Immigration Reform May Happen This YearPublished: Jan 8, 2013 9:00 am By: Mark Koba
"What's different now on the national level--and why reform is likely to become law in the months ahead -- is a shift in the political scene, said Scott Cooper.
"The recent presidential election changed things with the immigration vote going so strongly to Obama," Cooper said.
"So that's why I think there will be reform because the Republicans need it to win elections and Obama has to give something to the immigration groups that voted for him." Despite what many consider the best chances in decades for reform, getting it done won't be easy."
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