epa03463955 A rope adorned with buttons with immigrant family names is displayed at a rally of immigrants who gathered in front of Los Angeles City Hall to press for immigration reform following the re-election of US President Barack Obama in Los Angeles, California, USA, 08 November 2012. During the US presidential election, immigrants, particularly Latinos, came out in record numbers, making up over 11 percent of the electorate and voting overwhelming for Barack Obama. EPA/MICHAEL NELSON