Elizabeth Alvisar

Obama has locked in many Latino voters based on his support of the DREAM Act for young immigrants. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Obama Touting DREAM Act To Guarantee Latino Votes

Alvisar has switched her support to President Barack Obama because of his support for legislation known as the DREAM Act. While Democrats failed to get the bill through Congress, Obama in August signed a directive that implemented its key provision — allowing young people brought into the country without authorization as children to avoid deportation if they graduate high school or join the military.