Group of influential Obama campaign donors now focus on immigration reform

NBC Latino

Andrés López is a successful attorney in Puerto Rico and a member of the Democratic National Committee.  As co-chair of The Futuro Fund and one of the top fundraisers for President Obama, López was one of a group of high-profile Latinos, including the actress Eva Longoria, who used their ability to raise money and resources to help re-elect President Obama.   But the work has only just begun, he says.

“The election was a tipping point for our whole community,” says López.  “We have a new influence in American politics, and we are looking to exert our influence in a whole host of issues,” explains the San Juan-based attorney, who was one of the top Latino ‘bundlers’, or fundraisers, for Obama.

So what is the next big issue for this group of Latinos?

“One of the basic tenets of the Obama campaign is that we help each other out,” says…

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