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South Arizona Hispanics March Against Deportations ( Isabel Garcia )
Latin American Herald Tribune -- Caracas ^ | May 2,2012 | Latin American Herald Tribune -- Caracas

Posted on 05/02/2012 10:03:50 AM PDT by moonshinner_09

TUCSON, Arizona – Members of the Hispanic community of southern Arizona marched through the streets Tuesday to demand an end to the deportations and racism provoked by state laws like SB 1070.

Hispanics “are the base and strength of the pyramid we live on,” Raul Alcaraz, representative of the South Side Workers Center, told some 200 demonstrators carrying banners through the streets of Tucson slamming Arizona’s SB 1070 and deportations.

“We’re marching here to defend immigrants’ rights that are being attacked with unjust laws like SB 1070. This law has hurt many of our communities, sowing terror and breaking up families,” Tucson native Diana Leon told Efe.

Leon, the mother of a 2-year-old, believes that if SB 1070 is upheld by the U.S. Supreme Court, many families will leave the state of Arizona out of fear of being arrested by police and facing possible deportation.

“Though my daughter and I are United States citizens, we also have Mexican blood and it’s important for me that she sees the importance of fighting for our rights as human beings,” Leon said.

People like Luis Gomez, an undocumented day laborer, said the situation is getting more and more difficult for people who have no papers.

“I’ve been waiting for many years for the chance to get my ‘papers’ and I still can’t,” the Mexican immigrant told Efe.

Even so, he has no thought of going back to Mexico, since his three children, one of them about to finish high school, were born in the United States and he believes that here they have better a chance for success.

“If we go back to Mexico, I don’t believe they can continue their studies, it would be a lot more difficult because even though they speak Spanish, they don’t write it very well,

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TOPICS: Chit/Chat; Politics
KEYWORDS: aliens; arizona; immigration; isabelgarcia
“If the Supreme Court rules in favor of SB 1070, it will be legalizing racism,” she said. Yeah,yeah,yeah,,,,,
1 posted on 05/02/2012 10:04:07 AM PDT by moonshinner_09
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To: moonshinner_09

Legal immigrants have rights in our country. Illegal immigrants have none. Get over it and live with it.


2 posted on 05/02/2012 10:09:07 AM PDT by RC2 (Buy American and support the Wounded Warrior Project whenever possible.)
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To: moonshinner_09

Leon, the mother of a 2-year-old, believes that if SB 1070 is upheld by the U.S. Supreme Court, many families will leave the state of Arizona out of fear of being arrested by police and facing possible deportation.

And that’s a bad thing?


3 posted on 05/02/2012 10:10:16 AM PDT by BradtotheBone (Moderate Democrat - A politician whose voting record leans left and whose vote can be bought.)
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To: moonshinner_09
Latin American Herald Tribune -- Caracas = Pravda en Espanol
4 posted on 05/02/2012 10:16:53 AM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: BradtotheBone

That is, in fact, the whole point. He’s a visitor and now it’s time for him to go back home.


5 posted on 05/02/2012 10:23:34 AM PDT by muawiyah
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To: moonshinner_09
Leon, the mother of a 2-year-old, believes that if SB 1070 is upheld by the U.S. Supreme Court, many families will leave the state of Arizona out of fear of being arrested by police and facing possible deportation.

I thought that was the idea of the law. I guess they think the federal laws are "unjust" also. What a bunch of losers. The communist must be working over time hunting down these loons and brain washing them into making these types of stupid protests.

Illegals have no rights in the USA(or any other country I can think of) Get it through your heads law breakers, it is illegal to come here without permission being granted first.

6 posted on 05/02/2012 10:27:43 AM PDT by calex59
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To: moonshinner_09

MARCh is exactly what they need to do...march their a$$es right back into and across the river!


7 posted on 05/02/2012 10:37:05 AM PDT by IrishPennant (Are you behind a "Blade of Grass?")
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To: moonshinner_09

MARCh is exactly what they need to do...march their a$$es right back into and across the river!


8 posted on 05/02/2012 10:37:27 AM PDT by IrishPennant (Are you behind a "Blade of Grass?")
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To: BradtotheBone

Was this written a year ago? Because the great migration of illegal aliens happened a long time ago. About the biggest impacts were they had to close some elementary schools because of a lack of illegal alien students, hospital emergency rooms are a lot less busy, and that’s about it.

People who are part of the underground economy aren’t missed much when they’re gone.


9 posted on 05/02/2012 11:08:56 AM PDT by yefragetuwrabrumuy
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To: moonshinner_09

The only racism I see here is on the side of those opposing S.B. 1070.


10 posted on 05/02/2012 11:47:23 AM PDT by Trod Upon (Obama: Making the Carter malaise look good. Misery Index in 3...2...1)
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We are marching because we thinks its illegal for you to arrest us for BREAKING THE LAW. That is also the current state of the HIDE THE DECLINE socialist democrat party


11 posted on 05/02/2012 11:58:15 AM PDT by spawn44
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“We’re marching here to defend immigrants’ rights...

Immigrants' rights only apply to those who came here LEGALLY.

12 posted on 05/02/2012 2:10:22 PM PDT by JimRed (Excising a cancer before it kills us waters the Tree of Liberty! TERM LIMITS, NOW AND FOREVER!)
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It must really, really suck to be an illegal criminal...


13 posted on 05/02/2012 3:42:47 PM PDT by Caipirabob (I say we take off and Newt the site from orbit. It's the only way to be sure...)
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