"The inability of the House of Representatives to deal with immigration reform and President Obama's dismal leadership on the issue are having serious consequences inside and outside the federal government," writes Mexico Center director Tony Payan. "Moreover, the political gridlock may be strengthening the hand of criminal organizations in Central America, undermining U.S. foreign policy in the region."
Read Payan's full commentary, "(More) political gridlock and the (growng) immigration crisis," in the June 24, 2014, edition of The Hill.
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June 24, 2014, 8:50 a.m.