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Topic - Clarissa Martinez De Castro
Hispanic-Americans increasingly see illegal immigration as a problem for their own community, according to a new report that found a significant number of Latinos who say it's causing them to suffer discrimination.
After decades of punching beneath their political weight, National Council of La Raza and its allies vow to boost Hispanic voter participation by reducing the gap between those eligible versus number who turn out on Election Day.
She said the dramatic increase in citizenship applications over the past year is evidence that today's immigrants, like previous waves, have the same goal of full participation in American society.
She said her group hopes to lower the nonparticipation rate and turn out 10 million Hispanic voters for the first time.