Will Syria debate in Congress delay immigration reform?

NBC Latino

Discussions about Syria will likely take center stage during the upcoming congressional session, leaving little time for debate over immigration reform.

Lawmakers and immigration reform activists across the country are beginning to worry, and are making a last-minute push before the end of the Congressional recess.

Rep. Raul Labrador (R-Idaho) said he doesn’t see Congress having a discussion over immigration until November, or even 2015.

“If we don’t do it now, in 2013, it’s not going to be — it’s not going to happen in 2014,” Rep. Labrador said in Univision’s Al Punto. “And that means that we’re going to have to wait until 2015. So now, that time is — it’s becoming a lot shorter. We don’t know exactly when we’re going to be able to have this debate.”

Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) offered a similar take during an exclusive interview with Telemundo’s Enfoque anchor, José Diaz-Balart.

“I’m…

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