Antonio Villaraigosa

Democratic National Convention
2:15 pm
Tue September 4, 2012

Immigration and the Importance of the Hispanic Vote

Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa speaking at the Latino Leaders Luncheon
Ryan Loyd Texas Public Radio

Speaking at the Latino Leaders Lunch as chairman of the Democratic National Convention, Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa said he doesn’t cry much, but he did when President Barack Obama instituted deferred deportation of young Americans brought into the country by their undocumented parents.

“Because," said Villaraigosa, "these people are not only our future, they’re the best and brightest; they’re the strongest!”

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