My latest for NBC Latino…

NBC Latino

After watching the president’s State of the Union speech, I’m beginning to wonder how serious Latinos are about immigration reform. Surely for those who are out of status this is serious business, but the game seems less about fixing immigration and more about fixing to get over on the GOP. Latinos want solutions, not partisanship, but the immigration issue seems all too tempting for Democrats to capitalize on even at the expense of Latinos.

For the first time, an official response to the president’s State of the Union Speech was made in English and in Spanish. Senator Marco Rubio of Florida was tagged by party leadership to be the face of the GOP, and it seems as though the tail isn’t wagging the dog so much in the Republican Party lately when it comes to Latinos.

Yet, the other day, Representative Xavier Becerra said that the Democrats have “moved…

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