Republicans oppose any forms of amnesty, as they believe this would encourage law breaking. On the other hand, the Democratic Party platform highlights the need for comprehensive immigration reforms that would get undocumented immigrants in the line to American citizenship.
As the article reflects, the effects of the party platform differences on immigration reforms seem to have spilled over to another public policy issue. The legislation, passed last month by the House, funds the Homeland Security Agency through the remainder of the budget year while withdrawing President Barack Obamas administrative policies that protect millions of immigrants living in the country illegally from deportation. This political stalemate leaves the country in a state of speculations as legislators protect the interests of their party