Seeking Hispanic vote, Hillary Clinton defends illegal immigrants

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton (C) poses with students and faculty at Rancho High School on May 5, 2015 in Las Vegas, Nevada

The 11 million undocumented immigrants in the United States don’t vote, but they have children, siblings or cousins who do, and Hillary Clinton is courting their support. The Democratic presidential candidate has singled out immigration as a key campaign issue in her bid for the White House in 2016. She is looking to set herself apart from her Republican rivals on the matter, and has even said she wants to go further than President Barack Obama to secure legal status, and citizenship, for millions of undocumented immigrants, most of whom are Hispanic. The move is a strategic one: securing the Hispanic vote could be what Clinton — or any candidate — needs to become president in the next election.

…read more

Source:: Yahoo News

Real Time Analytics