There seems to be a number of people in our society that when they hear the word Hispanic or Latino they automatically think illegal. I suppose the media is partly responsible for this. However the vast majority of Hispanics and/or Latinos are legal and comprise the 3rd largest minority group of voters in our country. Not only that, but they are a growing minority group of legal voters. It would seem that a political party would be forward looking enough not to pursue policies that drive them into the arms of the other party. That does not seem to be the case at this time in our history. So, let's look at some figures: Number of illegal undocumented people in the USA: The Wall Street Journal, known as being politically conservative, reports: Note that is all groups not just Hispanics/Latino.