Healthcare reform is crucial for Hispanic Americans because reforming the U.S. healthcare system is linked to immigration reform, U.S. President Obama said.Obama may be the first African-American President, but he has catered to Hispanics and done zero for black citizens as a whole. High unemployment in the latter community could be quickly alleviated by signing into law the SAVE Act, which would help remove the eight million illegal alien workers from US jobs. Which of course would open up employment for citizens of ALL races.
"My commitment is real and so is my desire to get this (immigration reform) done," Obama said Wednesday during the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute's 32nd Annual Awards Gala. [...]
Obama told the audience that "probably the proudest moment as president that I've had" was the day Sonia Sotomayor became the first Hispanic Supreme Court justice. Sotomayor, who attended the gala, received a standing ovation. Obama links healthcare, immigration reform, September 17, 2009