So wait, we're not supposed to sort workers by color and it's also an outrage that an American citizen felt like an illegal alien during the raid? I don't think we should be sorting people by color, but if we do, every single American citizen will experience exactly what she experienced.
I disagree. I think the real outrage is that anyone would be descrminated against because of their skin color by the US Government.
mexican americans would primarily perform manual labor jobs for under the table wages. Many times, they are taken advantage of and paid under the minimum wage.
They didn't just randomly walk in an ask everyone for papers, they were executing a search warrant. If we don't allow immigration to check people when they execute a warrant, I have no idea how you expect them to do their jobs.
Non-Latinos and people with lighter skin were plucked out of line and given blue bracelets.
The rest, mostly Latinos with brown skin, waited until they were 'cleared' or arrested by 'la migra,' the popular name in Spanish for Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), employees said.
she and others were forced to stand in a line by U.S. immigration agents. Non-Latinos and people with lighter skin were plucked out of line and given blue bracelets.
United States Supreme Court decision that ruled that the United States Constitution does not prohibit police officers from demanding that a suspect give his name when he has been stopped due to a reasonable suspicion of criminal activity.
The Hiibel case does not compel a person to show identification to a police officer upon demand.
Maria, who declined to use her last name, argued with an agent because she was getting the coat for her 34-year-old niece, Blanca, who was arrested.
'She [the agent] told me, 'Do you think it's going to be cold in Mexico?' ' Maria said, holding back tears.
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