Story 8 The Road to Miami
January, 2004: The White House looks as though it has abandoned
immigration reform. But labor's opposition has also derailed
Kennedy's bill, creating a political opening for Republicans in an
election year when the Latino vote could be key.
President Bush gives a strong speech on immigration,
highlighting last summer's Arizona model and redefining the
national debate. The pro-immigration community is divided.
Advocate Frank Sharry determines to forge a new, counter-balancing
If Senator Kennedy and firebrand Congressman Luis Gutierrez
can find common ground, the game just might swing the other way.