The polling results, released March 5, show that 73 percent of likely Latino voters approve of the president’s performance, with a strong majority approving of his leadership in health care reform and economic policy (66 percent and 58 percent, respectively).
Pres. Obama’s closest Republican opponent, and the likely GOP nominee, Mitt Romney, is polling at a distant 35-percent approval rating among Latino voters.
“The more Latinos learn about the [Republican] candidates, the more they reject them,” said Obama campaign spokesman Gabriela Domenzain.
The Fox News Latino poll also shows overwhelming support for the DREAM Act and a path to citizenship among Latino voters. Ninety percent of likely Latino voters say they support the perennially-plagued legislation that would provide a pathway to citizenship for undocumented immigrants who came to the United States at a young age, received their high school diploma, and are either serving their country in the military or pursuing higher education.
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