Sunday, November 3, 2013
Read this story andconsider whether the tide is turning on immigration reform in the U.S. House of Representatives. Congressman David Valadao (Rep.-CA), who represents a district in California’s Central Valley, is emerging as a leading voice in urging GOP leadership to schedule a vote this year on immigration reform. "It’s no surprise that Valadao joined Democrats this week on a bill that would provide a path to citizenship to millions of immigrants in the country illegally. After all, he represents a district that is 71% Latino and relies on immigrants to pick crops.""We’ve got to do something,’’ the 36-year-old dairy farmer and son of immigrants from the Azores Islands of Portugal told reporters Friday.