Rev. Gabe Salguero on the Consequences of Anti-Immigrant Politics
As the Republican presidential candidates court Latino voters in Florida and discuss their policy proposals for handling the immigration questions facing the U.S., the stakes for families suffering under our broken system could not be higher.
During a recent event on religion’s role in the 2012 elections held at the Center for American Progress, Rev. Gabriel Salguero, President of the National Latino Evangelical Coalition and executive member of the Latino Leadership Circle, noted the consistent support for immigration reform among the faith community and the broader American electorate. Salguero also discussed the potential political consequences of the staking out hardline, anti-immigrant positions on the campaign trail.
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