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Immigration Reform Legislation (2013)
Immigration inaction shouldn't keep Latinos from voting
Immigration inaction shouldn't keep Latinos from voting

To the editor: It took African Americans hundreds of years to gain their freedom. Still, to this day, young blacks are gunned down for walking down the street, playing music too loud or simply for asking for assistance. Legislation does not end the struggle. ("Latinos, angry with Obama, may sit out midterm vote, hurting Democrats," Oct. 20) I understand the frustration that many Latinos feel with the perceived inaction of this president; his hands are tied. But if Latinos do not turn out in November, immigration reform would be dead on arrival with an anti-immigrant GOP controlling the Senate and the House. If African Americans can wait, suffer and struggle for centuries,...

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