- GOP candidates' hard line on immigration contrasts unfavorably with the wisdom of Reagan's approach, says Javier Palomarez
- A good example to emulate is the reasonable approach of the Utah Compact, he says
Javier Palomarez is the president and CEO of the United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, America's largest Hispanic business association. The opinions expressed in this commentary are his.
CNN will host town hall meetings with the GOP presidential candidates in South Carolina on Wednesday and Thursday at 8 p.m. ET.
(CNN)During the last Republican presidential debate, viewers witnessed a historic moment. Two leading presidential candidates, Sen. Ted Cruz and Sen. Marco Rubio -- both of them sons of Cuban immigrants -- debated which one would be tougher on immigration as president.