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November 7, 2012

Washington, DC – Hispanic National Bar Association (HNBA) National President Peter M. Reyes, Jr. today extends heartfelt congratulations to President Barack Obama on his victory and re-election as President of the United States.

The HNBA congratulates President Barack Obama on his re-election as the President of the United States. Exit polls show that the Latino vote was a crucial factor in his election win and that Latinos represented over 10% of the voter turnout. A total of 71% of Latinos voted for President Obama. Latinos throughout this great Country have helped shape this election. “President Obama is to be commended for his efforts in the area of immigration reform and the HNBA looks forward to seeing even greater strides in this area during the President’s second term,” said Peter M. Reyes, Jr. “As President of the HNBA, I am honored to pledge our Association’s support in enacting comprehensive immigration reform and we look forward to working with the Administration and Congress to unite the Country and working towards perfecting our union.”


About the Hispanic National Bar Association

The Hispanic National Bar Association (HNBA) is an incorporated, not-for-profit, national membership organization that represents the interests of the more than 100,000 Hispanic attorneys, judges, law professors, legal assistants, and law students in the United States and its territories. From the days of its founding four decades ago, the HNBA has acted as a force for positive change within the legal profession. It does so by encouraging Latino students to choose a career in the law and by prompting their advancement within the profession once they graduate and start practicing. Through a combination of issue advocacy, programmatic activities, networking events and educational conferences, the HNBA has helped generations of lawyers succeed.