Archbishop Jose Gomez, chair of the USCCB Committee on Migration issued a statement yesterday in response to President Obama's speech calling for comprehensive immigration reform.
It is difficult to see how the political landscape will permit much movement on this vital issue until after the 2012 election, but progress can be made if the Democrats make immigration reform an issue, run on it, and win.
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