Bank of America, Wells Fargo, Dominos Pizza and Home Depot give enormous contributions to political action committees that support the House Republican leadership. A new campaign is urging these major Republican donors to take a bolder stand on immigration reform and to pressure Speaker Boehner to move immigration reform forward. We explore the prospects for Republican action with a main organizer.
Guest: Jaime Contreras, Vice President and Area Director, SEIU Local 32BJ, Washington, DC, www.seiu32bj.org
Also, Latino Republicans kiss comprehensive reform goodbye this year. Prominent Latino conservatives state that a package of immigration bills should provide legal status to undocumented immigrants, but not a special path to citizenship. We speak with one of letter’s signers.
Guest: Alfonso Aguilar, Executive Director, Latino Partnership for Conservative Principles, Washington, DC, http://americanprinciplesproject.org
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