COLUMN: Congress has failed in the immigration control issue

Tuesday, June 8, 2010 | 12:01 a.m. CDT; updated 4:06 p.m. CDT, Friday, June 18, 2010

Although pushed to the back burner by the oil leak in the Gulf of Mexico, the illegal immigration issue is not going away. The Arizona legislature's tough anti-illegal immigrant bill was signed into law in April by Gov. Jan Brewer, triggering a firestorm of both criticism and applause across the country.