Republicans Pressured From Both Sides On Immigration09:08
Download

Play
This article is more than 5 years old.

In the debate over providing legal status to the more than 11 million immigrants in the country illegally, California's Republicans are taking a leadership role on reform measures in Congress.

Representative Jeff Denham recently became the first Republican to co-sponsor the Democrat's plan, which includes a path to citizenship.

From the Here & Now Contributors Network, Jill Replogle of Fronteras Desk at KPBS looks into what's driving the California Republican.

Meanwhile, GOP Congressman Darrell Issa is proposing a new "halfway" approach to citizenship. Alan Gomez of USA Today joins Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson for the latest on what's happening in Washington.

Reporter

Guest

This segment aired on November 7, 2013.

Support the news

+Join the discussion
TwitterfacebookEmail

Support the news