Many Latino voters care very deeply about immigration reform, but immigration isn’t the only issue on their minds. In fact, when the Pew Research Center asked registered Hispanic voters to rank issues that matter to them in order of importance, immigration didn’t rank first -- second or third -- on their lists. So if immigration isn't their number one priority, what is?
Here are the three issues that ranked higher than immigration, according to the 2014 Pew report:
This is by no means a definitive list of all of the issues that Latino voters care about. Latinos' concerns run the gamut from incarceration rates to representation in government. However, the above study is a good jumping off point for larger conversations concerning Latinos', well, concerns -- especially when we talk about the "Latino vote."
As the 2016 presidential campaign gears up, The Huffington Post's national reporter Roque Planas, Teachers College at Columbia University's Dr. Blanca E. Vega, and author Javier Manjarres discuss Latino voters and what they care most about in this election in the video below. Check it out and share your biggest concerns in our comments section.
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