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After Huge Hispanic Vote, Plenty of Reason to Compromise on Immigration Reformposted on November 13, 2012
At The Washington Post, Lisa Miller reports on the overwhelming support from Hispanics that President Obama received on Election Day. As the GOP’s loss has been attributed to, in large measure, a lack of the Hispanic vote, both parties realize the necessity of immigration reform in order to attract support from Hispanics. Religious leaders of from both parties are leading the fight for reform. “Our ethical commandment to love the stranger overlaps with the need for both parties to continue to align themselves with the changing demographics of America,” says Rachel Laser, deputy director of the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism.