With DACA tied up in the courts, the urgency for Congress to act is gone.
To break the stalemate, lawmakers from both parties will need to swallow proposals they don’t like.
These cases have the potential to set far-reaching precedents, and should be watched closely.
With Reps. Will Hurd (R-TX) and Pete Aguilar (D-CA) introducing their USA Act compromise with 50 bipartisan co-sponsors and news that the Senate bipartisan negotiating group may release their own proposal, it is clear that many in Congress recognize that time is short to solve the DACA problem.
The solution to America’s immigration impasse has been obvious for months: Go big.