Jun 4, 2019
The Democratic and Republican parties used to work together on passing immigration legislation. No more. While a significant majority of Americans believes that immigration is a net plus for the nation, both parties are now playing to their base which pulls them away from the middle where immigration legislation can be crafted. Muzaffar Chishti, senior fellow at the Migration Policy Institute and expert extraordinaire, helps us understand the politics of immigration and what it means for both parties in the run-up to the 2020 election.