Obama’s Candid, Off-The-Record ‘Latino’ Remark Reveals Immigration Reform Barriers
Obama was caught off-the-record revealing why courting Latino voters is a political priority and indicates why democrats have prioritized comprehensive immigration reform, often at the expense of high-skilled immigrants. "Since this is off the record, I will just be very blunt. Should I win a second term, a big reason I will win a second term is because the Republican nominee and the Republican Party have so alienated the fastest-growing demographic group in the country, the Latino community," he told the Iowa Des Moines register, while begging seeking their coveted endorsement in the swing state (The Register later publicized the transcript). Democratic favor for comprehensive immigration reform is well known, but the President's candid remarks reveal a brazen politicized motivation.
Report: New Laws Could Disenfranchise 10 Million Latino Voters
Regressive voting laws pushed by Republican controlled legislatures in 23 states across the country could keep more than 10 million Latino citizens from registering and voting this year, according to a new study to be released Monday.
Mitt Romney 'trying to walk a tightrope' on immigration
Mitt Romney's tough rhetoric during the Republican presidential primaries — and his reputation for flip-flopping for political benefit — has left him little room to maneuver on the issue. ORLANDO, Fla. — As Mitt Romney prepares for his biggest campaign appearance before a Latino audience, he finds himself hemmed in on an issue of importance to many Latino voters — the future of 11 million children and adults who are in the country illegally.