For the first time in a generation, there is a significant reduction in the flows of immigrants into the U.S. While in the year 2000 there were approximately 1.7 million border-crossing apprehensions, by 2010 the number of apprehensions had dropped to 463,000.
Latinos are avid online consumers. Reaching potential voters means reaching them through social media and on the websites they visit. Internet is the first medium in history in which Latinos are not all but excluded.
Several years ago, when I traced Barack Obama's roots to Moneygall in County Offaly, Ireland, I never imagined that he would visit his ancestral hometown as President, but on May 23rd, that's exactly what he's going to do.
The fast pace of Latino population growth shows we are no longer another minority group. When it comes to politics, education and other key areas, careful attention should be paid to how Latinos are engaged.