Let’s hope John Boehner’s desire to save his own political hide come election time (after the terrible fallout from the federal shutdown) will be enough for him to push for immigration reform.
President Obama delivered remarks Thursday morning to renew his call for Congress to pass sweeping immigration reform. The prevailing sentiment in Washington is that it’s not going to happen this year, and may not even happen next year.
But because of the last few weeks, it just might get done by early next year. It’s all up to House Speaker John A. Boehner (R-Ohio), who by political necessity, must now at least consider leaning in more on immigration.