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Mother who sold tamales outside Walmart on Florin Road faces deportation
The Modesto Bee ^ | Jul. 19, 2012 | Stephen Magagnini

Posted on 07/19/2012 2:08:33 PM PDT by moonshinner_09

For two years, Juana Reyes helped feed her two small children and pay her rent by selling tamales at the Walmart Supercenter parking lot on Florin Road. Now the undocumented single mom faces possible deportation for peddling her chicken, pork and chili cheese tamales. Reyes was arrested for trespassing June 28 after the store's security guard and Sacramento County sheriff's deputies said they repeatedly told her to take her tamales elsewhere. Reyes spent 12 days in the Sacramento County jail until the trespass charge was dropped, said her lawyer, Julia Vera, and her children – Cesar Cuesta, 10, and Monserrat Cuesta, 7 – were put in foster care during that time.

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; News/Current Events; US: California
KEYWORDS: ab1081; aliens; ca; criminalaliens; immigration; juanareyes; tomammiano
Common sense would dictate, WalMart or any other major box retail store, do not want food vendors, selling your products on their premises.She is selling food without any inspections for sanitation and food safety by dept of health.
1 posted on 07/19/2012 2:08:40 PM PDT by moonshinner_09
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To: moonshinner_09

But not Obama’s illegal aunt or uncle


2 posted on 07/19/2012 2:10:19 PM PDT by shalom aleichem
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To: moonshinner_09

If she had respect for our laws she wouldn’t have come here illegally in the first place. Why should she follow any of our laws? Right?

Yeah, we’re thrilled to have her - and the over billion others who would like to live here if they were willing the cheat the way she cheats.


3 posted on 07/19/2012 2:12:14 PM PDT by GOPJ (Political correctness is simply George Orwell's Newspeak by a non-threatening name. FR- Bernard Marx)
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To: moonshinner_09

Aye caramba! Mamacita! Looks like she made a pest of herself despite being warned multiple times. Should have stayed in Mehico


4 posted on 07/19/2012 2:15:10 PM PDT by dennisw
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To: moonshinner_09
Now the undocumented single mom faces possible deportation for peddling her chicken, pork and chili cheese tamales

No she faces deportation for breaking our laws by entering the country illegally NOT for peddling her chicken, pork and chili cheese tamales.

5 posted on 07/19/2012 2:15:14 PM PDT by apillar
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To: moonshinner_09

My heart bleeds. I will dearly miss a dumb lawbreaker.


6 posted on 07/19/2012 2:16:39 PM PDT by drbuzzard (All animals are created equal, but some are more equal than others.)
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To: moonshinner_09
Give me a break. She's not being deported for selling tamales. She's being deported because she's here illegally.

And I thought only Arizona law enforcement asked people about their immigration status. How could California do this to one of their "guests"?

7 posted on 07/19/2012 2:17:24 PM PDT by AZLiberty (No tag today.)
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To: apillar

No she faces deportation for breaking our laws by entering the country illegally NOT for peddling her chicken, pork and chili cheese tamales.

Made in her kitchen bypassing all business and sanitary laws. You and me try this stunt and we get a $500 ticket


8 posted on 07/19/2012 2:21:44 PM PDT by dennisw
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To: moonshinner_09
She can go back to Mexico and sell tamales, there. She should consider herself lucky to have gained the experience, here. Adios, tamale mama.
9 posted on 07/19/2012 2:21:44 PM PDT by liberalh8ter (If Barack has a memory like a steel trap, why can't he remember what the Constitution says?)
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To: moonshinner_09

But were the tamales any good?


10 posted on 07/19/2012 2:26:13 PM PDT by mkjessup (Romney is to conservatism what Helen Thomas is to a high fashion model walkway.)
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To: moonshinner_09

What about the fact all food sellers must be licensed and their establishments inspected by the Board Of Health? What would happen if the stuff she was selling was tainted?

You can bet the hand wringers and sob sisters won’t mention this as they go about their latest rant.


11 posted on 07/19/2012 2:29:49 PM PDT by beenaround
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To: moonshinner_09
Stephen Magagnini is not telling the truth:

Now the undocumented single mom faces possible deportation for peddling her chicken, pork and chili cheese tamales.

No, the illegal alien faces possible deportation for entering these United States illegally.

12 posted on 07/19/2012 2:31:53 PM PDT by ArrogantBustard (Western Civilization is Aborting, Buggering, and Contracepting itself out of existence.)
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To: dennisw

Laws are for American citizens only. How much you want to bet she is collecting welfare and lives in section 8 housing, free health care.


13 posted on 07/19/2012 2:36:50 PM PDT by notaliberal
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To: apillar

If a serial killer was pulled over for rolling through a stop sign, the cops found 12 heads of his victims in plain sight in the back seat of his car, and he was convicted and sentenced to death, would the writer say he was “excuted for rolling through a stop sign”?


14 posted on 07/19/2012 2:38:38 PM PDT by Above My Pay Grade
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To: notaliberal

If she only has a $15 profit from selling the tamales, you can bet on it that she is getting welfare and other freebies.


15 posted on 07/19/2012 2:39:45 PM PDT by antceecee (Bless us Father.. have mercy on us and protect us from evil.)
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To: moonshinner_09

The next thing will be a mamacita going in the public restrooms and removing the toilet paper, then sitting on the ground outside and selling it to people for a nickle a square. I saw this practice in Cancun. Welcome to the turd world!

And see the thread on the US federal agency working hard with their Mexican counterparts to educate Mexicans here illegally on food stamps: your tax dollars—and soon, penalties we will pay for failing to buy what the government has ordered us to buy—hard at work supporting foreign lawbreakers who don’t worry about health insurance.


16 posted on 07/19/2012 2:58:04 PM PDT by tumblindice (Sic Semper Tyrannis)
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To: moonshinner_09

She ignored multiple warnings....pretty stupid if you are here illegally....send her ass home!!!


17 posted on 07/19/2012 2:58:43 PM PDT by ontap
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To: moonshinner_09
Common sense...

I used to feel sorry for people like this. "They're just trying to feed their family", "why punish the children", etc etc etc, take a rationalization and spin it however you'd like...

Then, I had an epiphany.

If *I* committed a felony of any sort, the judge would throw the book at me. And to heck with whether or not I had kids, and if my family would suffer any hardship. Incredibly sympathetic articles like this would NOT be written about my plight, and community activists would not use pictures of me and (more likely) my kids to foment trouble.

"Too bad, WBill. Guess you should have obeyed the law.", or somesuch, would be the general opinion.

So....to people like Ms Reyes (no mention of a "Mr.", at least not in the excerpt), I am generally without sympathy anymore.

18 posted on 07/19/2012 3:02:53 PM PDT by wbill
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To: notaliberal
Laws are for American citizens only. How much you want to bet she is collecting welfare and lives in section 8 housing, free health care.

Tens of millions of legal and illegal immigrants and minorities (and smaller number of whites) earn lots of off the books cash money while sucking off our social welfare system. Paying taxes is for suckers and white people, with lots of overlap there.

19 posted on 07/19/2012 3:06:02 PM PDT by dennisw
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To: moonshinner_09

Blatant Media Lie:

Now the undocumented single mom faces possible deportation for peddling her chicken, pork and chili cheese tamales.

Not true.

If she does face deportation it is for breaking our immigration laws by entering the US illegally and remaining here illegally.


20 posted on 07/19/2012 3:10:05 PM PDT by Iron Munro ("Jiggle the Handle for Barry!")
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To: mkjessup

It’s a skill to make good tamales. Maybe she could get one of those HB-1 visas.


21 posted on 07/19/2012 3:11:05 PM PDT by windcliff
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To: mkjessup
But were the tamales any good?

It kept the feral animal population in the area down ....

22 posted on 07/19/2012 3:14:32 PM PDT by clamper1797 (I mourn the death of the America I grew up in ..fought for ..and loved ..July 4 1776- June28)
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To: moonshinner_09

Interesting how that was not really touched on. It didn’t mention her having any sort of license, which I am SURE is required to sell food. Heck, a kid can’t set up a lemonade stand these days.
Clearly, if this was me out there making tamales (yes, I know how to make home made tamales) at Walmart without permission or any kind of license or inspection, the slant of the story would be a great deal different... Oh, and I would probably be in jail. and/or face a big fat fine.


23 posted on 07/19/2012 3:15:38 PM PDT by brytlea (An ounce of chocolate is worth a pound of cure)
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To: clamper1797

tagline


24 posted on 07/19/2012 3:18:06 PM PDT by clamper1797 (I mourn for the America I grew up in ..fought for ..and loved ..July 4 1776- June28 2012)
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To: wbill

The article mentions a common law husband and they split up 4 years ago. Just to fill you in.


25 posted on 07/19/2012 3:21:27 PM PDT by brytlea (An ounce of chocolate is worth a pound of cure)
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To: brytlea
Ah, I didn't bother with reading the whole thing, thanks for the info.

But "Mr" isn't on the scene, surprise surprise.

26 posted on 07/19/2012 3:29:40 PM PDT by wbill
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To: Above My Pay Grade

>>>If a serial killer was pulled over for rolling through a stop sign, the cops found 12 heads of his victims in plain sight in the back seat of his car, and he was convicted and sentenced to death, would the writer say he was “excuted for rolling through a stop sign”?<<<

If he worked for the Sacramento Bee, yes.


27 posted on 07/19/2012 3:53:44 PM PDT by MeganC (If you are hell-bent on delaying maturity you will likely succeed.)
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To: moonshinner_09

A MOTHER? not an illegal immigrant breaking laws who needs to have her but booted back to her country of origin?

Hard to believe


28 posted on 07/19/2012 4:17:42 PM PDT by Chickensoup (STOP The Great O-ppression)
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To: antceecee
If she only has a $15 profit from selling the tamales, you can bet on it that she is getting welfare and other freebies.

Bingo! (And not reporting the $15 income either, to preserve her 'eligibility' for those freebies.)

29 posted on 07/19/2012 4:23:11 PM PDT by Bob
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To: moonshinner_09
Good. Bye Bye and take your blood sucking brood with you.


30 posted on 07/19/2012 8:01:14 PM PDT by ex91B10 (We've tried the Soap Box,the Ballot Box and the Jury Box; ONE BOX LEFT!)
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To: AZLiberty
All day long in Sac County. They like to get busted to get a free trip back to Guartalaha.
31 posted on 07/20/2012 1:12:49 AM PDT by Domangart
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To: mkjessup

You have asked the most relevant question here. Some of the best tamales I’ve had were purchased from una abuela in our church parking lot after Sunday service. Forget the green card, how’s the green sauce?


32 posted on 07/20/2012 1:26:00 AM PDT by Last of the Mohicans
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To: moonshinner_09

Defiant illegal alien hiding behind her children and her tamale wagon. The headline is misleading: she isn’t being deported for selling tamales or for being a mother, she’s being deported for being here illegally.

For every story like this there are hundreds more just like it. Is there some sort of word circulating in their community that the present U.S. government won’t prosecute them if they’re in California, so they can flaunt our laws?


33 posted on 07/20/2012 1:33:52 AM PDT by thecodont
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To: moonshinner_09; All
She is now a celebrity.

She is illegally in the country.

She was not only trespassing on private property but doing so for financial gain.

Presumably, her tamales were sold without the necessary permits, with no regulation or inspection.

This is accepted.

It is embraced.

It is used as a shining example of why we need new legislation to help people just like her!

Which side of this does Obama take? Does he go with "we must help this poor, struggling, undocumented single mother struggling to make ends meet and feed her babies" or "you didn't build this" because she's demonstrated some entrepreneurial spirit and it must be crushed?

He can do both.

34 posted on 07/20/2012 1:36:16 PM PDT by newzjunkey (Pontius Pilate 'voters' are arrogant, delusional, lilly-livered collaborators.)
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