NY Daily News
May 15, 2011
Message to President Obama: Your strategy to win back the trust and votes of Latinos – that is, telling them you are all for immigration reform – is doomed to failure. The reason is clear: After three years of your presidency, the time for nice words and empty promises is long gone.
“President Obama, we do not need more promises, we want action!” is the message young people from the New York Leadership Council are sending to both Obama the President and Obama the candidate.
They are expressing the desires of the students fighting for their future through the approval of the DREAM Act. But they are also speaking for every undocumented immigrant and, more importantly for reelection purposes, for the whole Latino community.