This week's round-up of commentary covers the tragedy of unaccompanied immigrant children, the lack of solutions in Gaza, the problems for democracy in Thailand, the isolation of Britain, and why the US didn't invite Zimbabwe to the Africa Summit.
Large majorities of Americans say illegal immigration threatens the American way of life and places an undue burden on the economy. The data represent a shift from past polls, raising the possibility that the border crisis has affected attitudes.
Yes, it looks like the Republican establishment will successfully beat back the tea party in every Senate race this cycle. But it has had to veer far to the right to do it.
An undocumented immigrant who was brought to the US as a child and qualifies for Obama's deferred deportation program confronted immigration hardliner Rep. Steve King. The video highlights a key point of the illegal immigration debate.
House Republicans' hard line on immigration certainly plays well to the base, but it points to potentially significant problems ahead for the 2016 presidential election.
Pro-immigration activists tried to embarrass a hardline tea party Republican eating lunch with Sen. Rand Paul Monday. Senator Paul fled the scene quickly. As a potential GOP presidential candidate in 2016, he's in a tough spot on immigration.