Ann Coulter is RIGHT...embracing even any semblance of a path to amnesty and a permanent open border would be the death knell of conservatism.
Hispanics (> 80% of ILLEGAL aliens) will NEVER be in the conservative camp.
In an earlier time, Cubans in Florida so hated Castro and perceived the Crats as the wimp party, so a fair number of them voted Republican, but that has changed even among Cubans.
The old axiom that people vote their pocketbooks holds true. When your ethnicity dovetails with your purse on average, there is yet another reason to vote for the Biggest Guvment party.
Surveys show that Hispanics LIKE Big Guvment...as with the blacks, that makes a little sense because most pay no taxes to pay for it.
Furthermore, surveys (per the L.A. Times) among ILLEGAL Hispanics in Mexifornia showed that 72% considered the big guvment "free" things a key reason they broke laws to come/remain here.
It takes higher aptitude to see the enslaving and enfeebling aspect of Big Guvment, as Dr. Sowell, Star Parker, Armstrong Williams, Charles Payne, and some others can see...but they are a handful among the masses of brown people (Hispanics and blacks) who USUALLY embrace Big Guvment that THEY will not pay for.