Ricardo, an illegal immigrant from Mexico, sets off each day before dawn looking for casual work in construction not knowing if he will return home to his wife and three children or get snared in an immigration sweep. Lately, he feels the pervasive fear slowly lifting.
Ricardo, 46, is among millions of Latino immigrants who, regardless of their immigration status, feel fresh optimism this week over newfound Republican willingness to consider immigration reform to avoid further alienating Hispanic voters who proved key to re-electing President Barack Obama.
Wednesday, November 14, 2012
(Reuters) Illegal immigrants see happy ending with immigration reform
The lesson here kids is if you break the law and grow in enough numbers to affect national elections, you get rewarded for breaking laws.