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Mitt Romney is hoping to use the economy to drive a wedge between President Obama as some of his core support groups.
But today the presumptive Republican nominee made his case to Hispanics on another topic.
Here's chief political correspondent Carl Cameron.
At the annual convention of the -- -- the National Association of Latino Elected Officials.
Mitt Romney laid out his immigration reform strategy and told Hispanic American politicians that President Obama has let them down.
This president had huge majorities in the house and senate.
He was free to pursue any policy please.
But he did nothing.
To advance a permanent fix for our -- immigration system.
Instead he failed to act until facing a tough reelection and trying to secure your vote.
That's a direct slap at the president's short term decision last week to stop deporting some younger illegal aliens recall that a stopgap measure.
That he seems -- think we'll be just enough to get him to the election I won't settle.
For stop -- measures.
I'll work with Republicans and Democrats.
To build -- long term solution.
-- summarizes immigration reforms complete high tech fans to secure the border reform the temporary worker program issue more visas for highly skilled immigrants -- permanent residency to foreign students who were in advanced degrees.
Create an employment verification card and develop an exit verification system to reduce overstating expired visas.
Reallocate green cards to Phillies at citizens and legal permanent residents and among other things provide a path to citizenship for those who serve in the military.
-- acknowledged that Latinos may not always agree with them but he -- he'll keep his promises to -- team Obama's Hispanic -- director fired back that quote.
In front of an audience of Republican primary voters Romney called the DREAM Act to hand out and promised to -- it.
An attack video from the pro Obama super pac followed within minutes from what I would veto -- and the answer is yes.
The Obama campaign and pro Obama groups have vastly outspent Romney on Spanish language ads often using remarks out of context to make Romney look like an out of touch rich -- you can focus on the very poor.
That's not my focus.
Get us -- on the sort of on that note that all the latest Gallup -- Hispanic voters shows mr.
Obama ahead 66 to twenty.
-- over Romney.
Twelve point two million Latinos voted in 2008 but registrations are down by as many as two million according to -- -- think tanks.
That makes swing states like New Mexico Virginia.
Colorado Nevada where Latinos helped mr.
Obama win last time.
Even more competitive battlegrounds this time threat and President Obama will speak at the -- tomorrow Carl thank.
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