Skip to comments.Undocumented couple leave SB 1070 behind
Posted on 06/28/2010 9:45:55 AM PDT by Nachum
A white Ford pickup with Arizona plates is driving north on U.S. 191 headed for the Utah border. Afraid of encountering police, the family inside is traveling at night. The pickup's headlights cut through a sea of darkness.
The family is in a hurry to get out of Arizona, to get away from the state's harsh new immigration law.
The pickup crosses into Utah at 11:59 p.m. Luis Sanchez breathes a sigh of relief as his wife, Marlen Ramirez, keeps driving. Both are undocumented immigrants from Mexico.
"Look," he says. "We are here. We have arrived in Utah."
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cry me a river
They should have driven south.
No wonder the other states were against Arizona’s law. They didn’t want to see even MORE illegal immigrants seeking sanctuary in their already overcrowded sanctuary cities.
This is why open doors politicians - including Bush and McCain - lie when they say illegals “aren’t going anywhere”.
Self deportation is a wonderful thing. Just apply heat.
Pity you Utes.......
Arizona just turned on the light. Watch them scatter.
Looks like they needed a 180 degree course correction before heading out.
“Afraid of encountering police, the family inside is traveling at night.”
Same way they came into this country illegally.
Ok, so ICE knows their name, what kind of car they drive, what sort of work they do and where they are.......should be easy to pick them up and deport them.
undocumented immigrants criminals from Mexico - there fixed it.
I would bet this “account” is totally fictional. The AZ law only kicks in if you get picked up by the police for something else, and it doesn’t seem likely that either one of this couple would be in trouble with the law.
That said, I think the AZ law is stupid, because in theory, it gives a lot of discretion to police, and also because it all too easily lends itself to stupid distortions like this article.
I think the thing to do is what another SW state did, which is simply require anybody who shows up for any government service, including registering their kids in school, to provide proof of citizenship. This is completely noncontroversial and very effective.
We need 50 of those "harsh immigration laws."
L.O.L.!!!! BOO HOO!
I'm sure what they actually said was, "Mirar. Estamos aquí. Hemos llegado en Utah."
Like cockroaches, except on a bigger scale. They travel at night. They leave a mess wherever they go. They devour your stuff. They go where you don't want them to be (ie in this country)
Once Utah’s welfare rolls go way up - and become increasingly expensive, they will pass an AZ-style immigration law ...
And they will be “On the road again ...” [props to Willie]
Luis was 17 when he crossed the border illegally near Douglas. Marlen was 16 when she jumped a fence near Nogales. Both came looking for work.
Their three children are U.S. citizens because they were born in Arizona. The oldest, Luis Jr., is a quiet 13-year-old. Vanessa, 10, wears glasses and loves to talk. The baby, Christian, is 2.
Lawyers have told Luis and Marlen that they do not qualify for legal residency.
Luis got his jobs using fake papers.
Luis and Marlen picked Pennsylvania. They have relatives there who say there is plenty of work.