As soon as the presidential votes were in, knee-jerk reaction over the fact that 70 percent of the Latino vote went to Obama was for Republicans to get ahead of Democrats on providing amnesty to illegal aliens. However, a good deal of information about the topic is not being shared with the public.
First of all, polls show that immigration is not one of the top issues of concern for Hispanics, legal Hispanic citizens who can vote that is. http://www.gallup.com/poll/155327/hispanic-voters-put-issues-immigration.aspx
Second, a Heritage Foundation study finds that the cost of amnesty would be about $1 trillion which is 70 times more than attrition through enforcement. https://www.numbersusa.com/content/learn/illegal-immigration/amnesty