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Can Romney Count On Hispanic Entrepreneurs?

06/05/2012 11:25 am ET | Updated Aug 05, 2012

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- For some Hispanic entrepreneurs, Mitt Romney forces a tough decision.

As small business owners, they like Romney's call for fewer regulations and lower taxes. But some are turned off by his embrace of hardline Republican Party views on illegal immigration.

One of those is Al Preciado, a real estate broker who, by most standards, would be a prime target for Republicans.
Preciado has long leaned right on taxes and regulation. He strongly supported Ronald Reagan in 1980.

And as the co-owner of Precision Title Agency in Glendale, Ariz., Preciado lists his chief concerns as money and profitability. But to him that means addressing undocumented immigrants -- by providing those here illegally with a way to stay.

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