Shikha Dalmia on How the GOP Can Win Immigrant Voters


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The reason why Democrats favor immigration reform is also why Republicans don't: More Hispanic voters. With whites slated to lose their demographic dominance by 2042, the GOP fears that amnesty will hand the Democratic Party and its Big Government agenda an unbeatable electoral coalition into perpetuity. But as Shikha Dalmia explains, Republicans need simply look north to the example of Canada's conservative Tories to realize that such defeatist thinking represents a failure of imagination.