Ron Ramsey said it's time to tackle immigration reform.
Why? In part because "they" (presumably he means Latinos) might vote Republican:
“Now, I am not for amnesty, and we need to make sure we police the borders,” said the Blountville Republican, who serves as speaker of the Tennessee Senate, where the GOP controls 26 seats to the Democrats’ six. “But let’s face the facts: They’re here, they’re hard-working people, they are Christian Roman Catholics, they think like we as Republicans do, they are conservative, and so we need to figure out a way for them to become citizens.