mcall.com - Clinton speaks before Hispanic civil rights conference
Speaking to the nations' largest Hispanic civil rights organization, Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton, D-N.Y., received a standing ovation Monday when she vowed her support for legislation that would allow illegal immigrant high school students to attend college.
Clinton made her remarks on various issues of importance to the country's Latinos at the annual conference of National Council of La Raza, attended by 23,000 people at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia.
The event started Friday and has included a rally in center Philadelphia in support of the so-called DREAM Act that would benefit illegal students.
On Tuesday, the chairpersons of both the Republican and Democratic national committees are schedule to address the conference, which NCLR officials say is a first for the organization and a sign that both parties have heightened their interest in the growing Latino population and its votes
I just wanted to be to get this documented since you know when she runs for President she's going to say she's tough on "immigration". I guess it all depends on the meaning of "illegal"! And we all know the meaning of the group name LaRaza don't we? It's 'The Race'. LaRaza is a militant Mexican group originating in California. To them, things will only be right again when California, SW US and TX go back to Mexico where they can be driven into poverty and corruption.
As an added item to remember for those that live in NY for 2006 and the rest of the country for the 2008 Presidential election: