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Janet Napolitano’s Resignation – What this could mean for Immigration Reform

Janet Napolitano is resigning as Secretary of Homeland Security to become President of the University of California system. According to the Washington Post, some leading reform advocates believe Napolitano’s resignation could actually help immigration reform.

“….if Obama nominates an outsider with impeccable law enforcement bona fides – who would obviously be subject to Republican questioning at a confirmation hearing – it could take some of the steam out of GOP arguments that the Obama administration can’t be trusted to enforce border security…..bringing in someone from outside that has independent enforcement credibility could change the dynamic between the administration and the House.”

To read the Washington Post article, click here