Here is the take of one immigration hawk who’s been following it closely, via e-mail:
I think this deal is a net winner for us. At the beginning of the week, they were going to leave town without even mentioning the president’s planned unilateral amnesty. Now, after the public burned the phone lines to a crisp we’ve got a frontal attack on Reid and Obama against this unlawful amnesty — and can rally the people behind it.
Also, they fixed the flawed original language making it harder to remove people in favor of sound enforcement language from Representative Aderholt expediting removals.