Dear Democrat,Now that the Republican Party continues to talk about the importance of winning over Latino voters, the real question is:What are they going to do about it?
One thing they won’t do is support necessary and comprehensive immigration reform.
As I recently told the Huffington Post: The problem that Republicans have is that you can't do outreach in the Hispaniccommunity and then at every step of the way try to keep them down.
around immigration reform on our link to this article!Yours, Gilberto Hinojosa
Texas Democratic Party Chairman Gilberto Hinojosa:Republicans Will Block Immigration Reform
WASHINGTON -- Texas Democratic Party Chairman Gilberto Hinojosa, the first Latino to hold a party chairmanship in thestate, said Tuesday that he doesn't expect Congress to pass immigration reform, even though he hopes it will."I think some leaders recognize that it has to be done, but I don't believe the Republican party is capable of taking moderatepositions on any issue, particularly immigration," Hinojosa, who took over as chairman earlier this year, told HuffPost in aninterview. "The House of Representatives won't be any more moderate than it is now. They're the ones who are going throw amonkey wrench in this whole process."There is renewed interest in immigration reform after the 2012 election, when former GOP nominee Mitt Romney won thesmallest portion of Latino voters of any presidential candidate since the 1996 election. President Barack Obama's support from