The influential activist and actress says the GOP has a moral, political and economic duty to compromise on immigration issues:
Longoria is credited with helping bring Hispanic support to President Barack Obama. She says everyone should be, quote, “engaged in a level that would affect policy” because “that’s how our government is set up.”
Hispanics voted 7 to 1 for Obama over his challenger, Republican Mitt Romney. Analysts say that while immigration is not the top issue for Hispanic voters, many were turned off by Republicans’ hard-line stance on the issue.