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Visas for sale: Not everyone’s a fan of Gov. Snyder’s EB-5 center
NPR - National Public Radio ^ | June 9, 2014 | Jake Neher

Posted on 06/09/2014 11:04:16 AM PDT by CreviceTool

Silverio Lopez and his son Antonio run their Tequila Cabresto brand out of their house in Southwest Detroit. They say about 60 restaurants in and around the city carry their brand of small batch, craft tequila. They also own a rim and tire shop just down the street. In total, they employ close to ten people.

Silverio emigrated from Mexico in the early ‘80s. He says there were many reasons for settling down and starting a business in Detroit.

“The properties were cheap, the rent was cheaper, plus we had family here already,” he said through Antonio, who translated from Spanish.

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TOPICS: Business/Economy; Local News; Society
KEYWORDS: eb5; immigration; snyder; visa
This industrious Mexican businessman emigrated over 30 years ago AND STILL NEEDED A TRANSLATOR FOR THE NPR RADIO INTERVIEW! This is the PROBLEM - there is no motivation to acculturate - especially in large Sunbelt cities or even Chicago, which is now 31% Hispanic. Let's offer visas to aspirants that speak English, want to adopt American values and have money to start businesses.
1 posted on 06/09/2014 11:04:16 AM PDT by CreviceTool
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To: CreviceTool

This guy seems to meet at least one of your three criteria.


2 posted on 06/09/2014 11:23:51 AM PDT by Sherman Logan
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To: CreviceTool

Amen, you said what is wrong with immigration. 30 years and still needs a translator? My freaking gosh....


3 posted on 06/10/2014 4:46:57 AM PDT by ExCTCitizen (I'm ExCTCitizen and I approve this reply. If it does offend Libs, I'm NOT sorry...)
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