Jeb Bush Speech Interrupted by Immigration Activists

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By Andrew Rafferty

Immigration activists interrupted former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush’s address to the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce on Monday, chanting “no hope is not our vote.”

“Here is what I believe,” Bush said in response to the chants. “I believe we need immigration reform. I’ve been clear about this. I believe that DREAM Act kids should have a path to citizenship.”

Bush has made efforts to reach out to the Hispanic community by being one of the few Republican presidential hopefuls who supports a pathway to legal status for undocumented immigrants.

But for many immigration activists that is not enough. A group of activists also interrupted Bush during his presidential announcement speech in June.

Bush has been critical of President Obama’s executive actions aimed at allowing millions of undocumented immigrants the chance to stay in the country legally.

Democratic presidential frontrunner Hillary Clinton has pledged to take the president’s actions even further.