Immigration reform is dead. Democrats have effectively immured it behind their own ideological Wall.
The debates over border security, so-called Dreamers brought here as children, the asylum process and how to deal with the 11 million or more illegal immigrants already here continues.
But the attacks on the Trump administration’s policies and the open-borders pledges of the 2020 Democratic field have extinguished any hope of a long-term compromise.
That’s a tragedy. Liberals’ toxic rhetoric is driving an already-divided country further apart. Everyone knows repairing our dysfunctional system is a national imperative. Yet it’s no longer possible to imagine Republicans and Democrats working together to make the necessary fixes.
Read more at the New York Post.