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The Nov. 6 election signaled a demographic tipping point: a record number of Latino and Asian voters, the country’s fastest-growing voting blocs, formed a coalition with black and white Democratic voters to re-elect the country’s first African-American President. A new American majority — a multiethnic majority — has not only arrived but is in fact reordering the political landscape.

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The election’s results also represent a turning point — a defining moment — for immigration, an issue that was barely discussed in the final months of the campaign yet surely played an outsize role in turning out voters, particularly Asians and Latinos.

In a close contest in which every vote counted, Asians and Latinos made the difference in key states. An influx of Asian voters in Virginia helped Obama carry that swing state. Exit polls show that in…

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