Latinos threaten to boycott mid-term elections

Latino Democratic voters are upset that President Obama has not acted on immigration reform and granted sweeping amnesty, instead punting the issue until after this fall’s elections. Fox News Latino reports:

Some Latino Democrats, saying they are fed up with President Barack Obama???s broken promises on immigration reform, are threatening to sit out the midterm elections and claim there will be backlash at the ballot box come November.

???Maybe only by paying a price at the polls will Democrats finally stop throwing us under the bus,??? Carmen Velasquez, founder and retired executive director of Alivio Medical Center in Chicago, wrote in Politico Magazine.

Immigration activists are voicing their anger on social media and in the press about Pres. Obama abandoning his pledge to act on immigration by the end of summer, instead delaying any executive action on immigration until after the November elections.

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