Hispanic Leaders Link Census Boycott, Immigration Reform

One Christian Hispanic leader's appeal to Latinos to boycott the 2010 Census count is sending other Hispanic leaders into a panic.

The Rev. Miguel Rivera, chairman of the Washington-based National Coalition of Latino Clergy and Christian Leaders, has called on Hispanics not to participate in the Census. He wants to use it as a club to force Congress to move ahead on comprehensive immigration reform. So far, there has been little action on the issue, despite the hopes of Latino groups after the election of President Barack Obama that a bill would pass this year.

"This is the time to correct this immorality," said Rivera. "No comprehensive immigration reform passed, no participation in Census 2010." READ FULL STORY

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