The new Congress — with cowed Democrats and Republicans empowered by a grass roots hostile to any hint of “amnesty” — seems even less likely to act. Numbers USA, which favors lower immigration levels, estimates that the election wiped out about three dozen immigration reform supporters in the House and about a half-dozen in the Senate.

By Ben Smith and Carrie Budoff Brown --

Elections 2010

Updated: Tue, Nov 9th 2010 @ 12:23pm EST