When campaigning for President, President Obama promised the Latino community that he was going to work on immigration reform. Over one year later, said promise remains unfulfilled and unanswered. Today one hundred thousand folks will be marching in Washington, DC to remind the president of his unfulfilled promise and urge him not to break it again in his second year in office. This effort is a complex and multi-faceted one, but one that needs to be tackled in earnest by our politicians who promised to do so when courting the Latino community for votes. We are waiting, watching and willing to hold those in elected office (in Congress and the White House) on both sides of the aisle accountable.
Read more about the march and different efforts organized by folks here, here, here, here and here. Some links in Spanish can be found here and here. This last link has loud video so you may want to turn down the volume on your computer.
If you are in DC, see you there! Where? According to the New Latino Movement:
2-4 p.m. MARCH FOR