Last week, the Obama Administration reiterated its commitment to enact comprehensive immigration reform during the first year of the new administration. On Tuesday, the New York Times reported that a coalition of unions have agreed to support the Administration’s initiative, joining the business community and the Chamber of Commerce, who have long supported immigration reform. Of course, with immigration reform, as with other contentious legislation, the devil is in the details, and different advocates define immigration reform differently. 

The Unions, Chamber of Commerce and the Administration agree that key elements of reform will include a reduction in the excessive backlogs for permanent …