Republicans Feel Party isn't Focusing Enough on Illegal Immigration

House Minority Leader John Boehner


A new Washington Post poll reveals that the majority of Republicans feel that their party is not paying enough attention to illegal immigration. The poll found that 61 percent of Republicans think the party is putting too little emphasis on the issue while only 9 percent think they're putting too much emphasis.

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GOP cools on a hot-button issue


According to, a congressional newspaper that publishes when Congress is in session, "Romney believes that one way to attract more minorities to the GOP is to pass immigration reform before the next election, saying the issue becomes demagogued by both parties on the campaign trail." The article also quotes Romney as saying, "We have a natural affinity with Hispanic-American voters, Asian-American voters."