Wednesday, December 30, 2009 at 3:30 pm
Immigration remained a divisive political issue in 2009, although it largely simmered on the sidelines as Congress and the president focused their legislative efforts on other priorities. A comprehensive immigration reform bill wasn’t even introduced in Congress until mid-December. Still, the new administration stepped up the enforcement of immigration laws, laying the groundwork for 2010 proposals for broader reform, including opportunities for legalization of some undocumented immigrants. These five individuals had the greatest influence the immigration debate in 2009.
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