Republicans Have Long Fought Immigration Reform

For decades, leading figures in the GOP went out of their way to sound a compassionate note when it came to immigration policy. In recent years that rhetoric fell out of line with where the Republican base was, giving Trump the opportunity of a lifetime in 2016.

As Repubicans attack Biden over immigration, let us not forget:

Nixon said there should be no “fence” on the border.

Shrub Bush proposed immigration reform, which was defeated by Republicans.

NPR

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