First lady Michelle Obama discussed a wide range of issues on Univision’s “Al Punto” this past weekend. The large part of the discussion centered around Latinos and immigration reform.
“There is nothing more critical than keeping families together and that is why Barack has been fighting so hard for comprehensive immigration reform,” the First lady said in the interview. “For the shear fact that we cannot continue to let families be broken apart. That is at the heart of the success of any community.”
A 2011 investigation by Colorlines.com found that there are currently at least 5,100 children in foster care as a result of their undocumented parents being detained or deported.