The GOP's Latino question

Is the current political environment making it even more difficult for the GOP to achieve that 40 percent benchmark in 2016?

For example, exploding in the headlines is the Mexican-border situation, with thousands of Central American children streaming into our nation. Now attention is about to shift to Washington, where a congressional battle is brewing over the $3.7 billion funding request by President Obama to deal with this heartbreaking and polarizing immigration crisis.

Will sound bites by Republicans in Congress further alienate Hispanic voters as this crisis reaches a boiling point?