Bipartisanship was nice, but now things get ugly

01/29/2013 | Politico (Washington, D.C.) · Hill, The

The bipartisan announcement of a Senate immigration plan was just the launchpad for a much messier and more fraught battle over the details of any serious reform effort, experts say. President Barack Obama will push for a more liberal immigration strategy, and Democrats and Republicans will seek to maximize their political gains with the key Hispanic voting bloc. "It's going to be very difficult, and I'm not as optimistic of it passing through the House as I am through the Senate," says sociologist Jamie Longazel. "It's going to get a little bit ugly."

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