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Of Mastodons and Dodo Birds: Angelo Paparelli on the GOP's 'Muddled Message' on Immigration

" Apparently, ... given Ryan's decidedly anti-immigrant stance , for every undocumented person, hope begins only after self-deportation. The GOP’s muddled message on immigration is not the way to win the Presidency or capture control of Congress. Republicans seemingly prefer their immigration...

House GOP Says Immigrant Suffering Hurts Less Than Citizen Suffering

"Where is the outrage over VAWA? With Republicans claiming to have heard and now to understand the increasingly pro-female and pro-immigrant voices of the new electorate, the VAWA debacle suggests that the GOP is still clueless. Are the "innocent victims" of domestic violence any less...

You Say You Want a Devolution -- in Immigration That Is

"Republicans in the House need not take the swift boat to oblivion like a capsized generation of California Republicans in a prior decade. If the GOP House members are unwilling to swallow " a single, massive, Obamacare-like [immigration] bill " -- notwithstanding their devouring of a...

RNC Hoisted on Its Own Immigration Petard in Opposing Path to Citizenship

"[I]n sum, the RNC's policy seems to be that: Two-year renewable (but non-amnesty) work permits should be granted to "illegal aliens" who broke our immigration laws because they are victims of lawbreaking abroad that led to their economic exploitation and political oppression...