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Hispanic leadership conference's urging Republicans to tone down their rhetoric when talking about immigration reform.
One of its messaging tips do you use on documented immigrant.
When referring to those here without documentation.
Do not use the word -- goals.
Or aliens here to talk about these suggestions the idea that the Republicans need to tone down things.
As well as other immigration issues.
Jennifer core executive director of the Hispanic leadership network -- previously served in the George that the Bush Administration has director of Hispanic and women to better today have did people think is happening I I -- I'm laughing about it care because of the fool running the whatever that -- I mean.
That's the kind of nonsense that really is just ridiculous don't you think in how this government paper -- -- Well first -- -- government dollar shouldn't be going to it to something like that we wouldn't condone.
Condone that what we're talking about is immigration reform and not using taxpayer dollars to -- -- convince -- government workers are what to say well we're trying to do is talk to elected officials.
On how to be proactive on immigration reform without sounding.
Yet that isn't harsh tone in the harsh rhetoric that's been used in the past.
When it insisted -- instead of illegal.
Where do you see institute alien but he problem and we're -- -- documented immigrants at a faster to prejudged the status of the person beyond -- official possibilities.
Well I just think that when you you start with during a word.
Illegals around that's of people -- -- start around three dehumanize them.
Oh absolutely admit it's not a proper turn really their people here who don't have documentation but -- -- federal government problem.
A document immigrants that's well it's -- the federal government.
Problem here in and law and regulation.
-- referred to as illegal -- I well remember it says illegals we put that as because he would start just throwing network around -- -- currently.
Schools that are using the language.
In ways that you think that just throw it around -- there's a lot of people who when they patent about immigration reform rather than talking about sort of what the solutions are.
The harsh tone in the harsh rhetoric which don't think it's helpful which can -- this very.
Who's this week there's a lot of conservatives alike because that's what we're right exactly it's -- conservative Hispanics are Hispanic conservatives RB one constructive.
Would you believe it if I told you that senator Chuck Schumer used the expression.
Yet -- I -- I have heard him say a force of this earth this is not just for conservatives as this are.
Republicans for Democrats what we wanna do is get away from the sort of yelling at each other that just once I want her yelling at this -- -- During the 2006 and 2007 debate I -- both sides are -- -- to allows us and us into that industry is another -- no question about it.
So what we're doing is -- -- rhetoric let's talk about its -- thirteenth.
-- got -- innovate right they've got a bipartisan solution.
And in amongst those leaders is Marco Rubio who.
American US senator and Smart Fella.
And he says he can get that done as long as border security is there.
Absolutely there are you know the -- to -- about two Hispanic Americans who were voting.
Vice about 70% -- the President Obama bank while they even used up all his banks in Houston he -- miners Democrat has had a plan.
-- look I'd -- just sit and talk with the about 20062000.
1986 but we've got limited time.
What are you gonna -- So Hispanics by and large support.
Border enforcement we're not talking about.
People who say we want open borders we want of course -- -- border force.
I said secure border -- -- a different.
It's secure the border who we its banks want to secure the border -- Hispanics want Janet -- -- to be the one who decides.
Whether -- not the borders secured I think Hispanics like all Americans think that we need to have a definition of what -- secure border is.
And I don't think the federal government should be the ones you know some activity and got a great option that you've -- -- -- -- And join us here because you've got a big job.
It got -- in down idea.
A group performance who have voted for President Obama do you think seem to embrace the idea.
Suddenly a secure border.
When even when -- when not even the Obama administration can say secure border with a straight face.
-- and the Republicans who have been talking about securing the border -- including senator.
Marco Rubio senator Ted crews -- host of others -- I I mean these are Republicans how do you how do you deal with.
All the pulling that data and we work a lot of Hispanic community across the country.
Are fine with trying to secure the border they want to overhaul the legal system they -- -- have a guest worker program and I haven't.
And -- -- fine with earned a legal status which is not citizenship so we don't.
-- path to citizenship people it's a -- people think that -- when you have people come forward pay a fine and that -- -- -- -- they can -- How about people -- answer -- asserted -- you -- you talked about people throw the word illegal around people don't understand that -- that.
That is the kind of sort of lead to its view of America -- this create a lot of problems for the Republican Party.
Which seems to have a very narrow and establishment base and and all but existed ground operation to create.
Voters -- that seems like one of the problems you and I should talk about here right.
Well I'm wanna see if you -- mean Americans and we go out we talked about it we talk to people and most people are very pragmatic about what we should do about fixing our immigration system we want to have any of the border security want to have a guest worker program.
Overhaul the live together -- -- about is that it's the folks root problem.
The problem is your party.
In many of your elected official and -- those of the folks you got to work with.
Not the American people that pretty much know what they were up on the hill talking to our elected officials congress -- senators.
And I have to say -- it's a totally different environment than it was a few years ago.
We have way more Republican to win -- conservatives who are willing to to come forward and support immigration reform and part of the solution president to send owed everything.
You think they were just saying no to everything.
-- were they saying -- border security.
Yes to -- reasonable humane effective immigration system.
In the past we've had a lot of of conservatives who come out and just say no way -- and so we're saying let's -- you wanna and it's so.
How would the -- -- -- -- sort of like the only thing that I get cautious route home thing.
I also have had a couple questions you have about a.
The reality of words and what they mean and how important is from the Republican Party to get by.
The nonsense and start talking honestly the American people.
And start listening to I think the American people -- -- by the way at the beginning of last year.
That the party that started paying the greatest attention to the middle class in this country and those who aspire to -- would -- the election.
That's what happened I am so pressing.
Jennifer it is great to have you here come back soon you can either -- let's see how the Republican party's doing.
I know they're trying -- let's -- what -- -- our.