During primary season, Mitt Romney characterized his immigration policy as one of "self-deportation." This hard-line stance on immigration affected his standing with Latino voters: in most polls, Romney was attracting barely more than a quarter of the demographic. But yesterday, at the meeting of the National Association of Latino and Elected Appointed Officials, or NALEO, the prospective GOP nominee made his pitch. Where does Romney go from here as he seeks to make inroads with the Latino community?
Jose Antonio Vargas is an award-winning journalist who "outed" himself as an undocumented immigrant last year. DeeDee Garcia Blase is the founder of the National Tequila Party, a female-led Latino political group.