Is President Obama Losing the Faith of Latinos?

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Heavyweights who cover politics in Latin media are weighing in with discontent on President Obama's failure to propose important immigration legislation as he advocated during his campaign. And the sense is that the president is, as a result, losing support within the Latino community. Univision’s Jorge Ramos, an anchor on the Spanish-language television network, told politico.com that Pres. Obama broke his promise to produce an immigration reform bill within a year of taking office. "He has a credibility problem right now with Latinos," Ramos said.

"Words matter," Telemundo anchor Jose Diaz-Balart said in April on NBC’s Meet the Press, citing that "La Promesa de Obama,” has gone unfulfilled. "We haven’t seen it."

The president's major speech on immigration last month, the first of his presidency, didn't seem to help. "Obama came up short,” wrote Andres Oppenheimer, a columnist for The Miami Herald.

"When you have [major media outlets] taking an aggressive and active role pointing to the White House inaction, it calls attention," Jose Cancela, president of the media consulting firm Hispanics USA, told Politoco. "It is not helping the administration at this point in time."

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