Most back ‘path to citizenship,’ setting up tough choice for GOP lawmakers

Comprehensive immigration reform will now move to the Senate floor in June with solid overall support from the public. But a bare majority of Republican voters oppose a path to legal status for undocumented immigrants. Most of those against the idea say they won’t back congressional candidates who are supportive of the plan, highlighting conflicting pressures on GOP lawmakers as they consider the politics of their votes. [cont.]

Dan Balz & Jon Cohen, Washington Post