Regardless of which side of the aisle you sit on politically, you cannot deny that this entire election was, in no small part, determined by the Latino vote: Democrats were voted in thanks to their Latino base, and Republicans are now working overtime to avoid further alienating the largest-growing minority group in the country.
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So, with this in mind, the “new Congress” is speculated to place the issue of illegal immigration as the first on the agenda, according to Boston.com.
However, reports are currently surfacing that the newfound openness of Republicans to take illegal immigration into account has already caused some dissension amongst the party ranks. Reports Boston.com: “After Boehner’s interview last week, Representative John Fleming, a Louisiana Republican, told the Associated Press that Boehner was ‘‘getting ahead of House Republicans when he commits to getting a ‘comprehensive approach’ to immigration.”
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