The Dream Act was turned back late last year and the betting was the new congress would be more sensitive to immigration issues and more inclined for real reform. That may be the case.
Two of the biggest backers of cheap labor met recently and left a lot off the table. That is a good sign.
But the battle lines are still drawn between individuals, corporations and agencies that profit off of cheap labor and those who support economic reason and the rule of law. It certainly isn’t over. A nationwide e-verify law would certainly be a start.