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$1.2 million later, serial suing illegal immigrant finally deported for now, anyway
BizPacReview ^ | August 3, 2014 | by Tom Tillison

Posted on 08/03/2014 6:13:15 AM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer

With the border crisis deteriorating more every day, an illegal immigrant’s recent deportation underscores how the U.S. government is failing to enforce immigration laws.

Alfredo Garcia, high on cocaine, fell out of an avocado tree 18 years ago, severing his spinal cord, according to KABC-Los Angeles.

Described by the local ABC affiliate as “a notorious serial plaintiff,” Garcia has made his living since that fateful day by suing businesses – 811 times — for violating the Americans with Disabilities Act.

The litigation has brought Garcia approximately $1.2 million in payouts from American business owners, KABC reported.

Despite the windfall, Garcia has been able to get out of paying required court filing fees by claiming poverty, leaving U.S. taxpayers to pick up the $213,502 tab.

Garcia still has 80 lawsuits pending, many of which may be settled by business owners unaware he no longer lives in the United States. Considering the Mexican border’s leaky nature and the Obama administration’s wariness to plug it, it may not be all that long before Garcia is once again casting a shadow on American soil.

He’d be a fool not to try.

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: California
KEYWORDS: border; illegalaliens; invasion

1 posted on 08/03/2014 6:13:15 AM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Lawyers representing this pos is the problem, he just doesnt fall out of a tree and become a lawyer he needed help and the American lawyer was there for him


2 posted on 08/03/2014 6:17:26 AM PDT by ronnie raygun
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To: ronnie raygun

Just add a bunch of lawyers to the hit list with him.

Admittedly a long time ago and in a different era altogether, an older guy I knew was threatened with crimianal action by someone he assaulted, rightfully IMO. He told the guy go ahead and pursue it. If I lose, it costs me x number of dollars times 2. The first half is for the fine. The second half is to have both your legs broken. A complaint was never filed. Sometimes street justice is the best kind.


3 posted on 08/03/2014 6:31:44 AM PDT by Mouton (The insurrection laws perpetuate what we have for a government now.)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

How can an illegal sue anyone talk about a oxymoron.


4 posted on 08/03/2014 6:37:10 AM PDT by Vaduz
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

The law is, “Americans With Disabilities Act”, not “Mexican Criminals With Disabilities Act”.


5 posted on 08/03/2014 6:40:50 AM PDT by Graybeard58 ( A feast is made for laughter, and wine maketh merry: but money answereth all things. Eccl 10,v 19)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
Garcia still has 80 lawsuits pending,

Never let an illegal border crossing go to waste! Whack the BIG piñata! Ole!

6 posted on 08/03/2014 6:41:27 AM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (America is not a refugee camp! It is my home!!!)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
The litigation has brought Garcia approximately $1.2 million in payouts from American business owners, KABC reported.

That comes to $67,000 per year, which he presumably had to share with attorneys.

Or, looking at it another way, it's an average of less than $1500 per business sued.

Either way, it's unlikely to become a wildly popular business model. :)

7 posted on 08/03/2014 6:44:14 AM PDT by Sherman Logan (Perception wins all the battles. Reality wins all the wars.)
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To: Vaduz

How can an illegal sue anyone talk about a oxymoron.
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I missed that initially ,, the humor ,, he’s suing businesses using the “AMERICANS with disabilities act” ,, honestly , I blame the state of California and no-one else ... their courts have made these suits an easy payday.


8 posted on 08/03/2014 6:44:34 AM PDT by Neidermeyer
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To: Graybeard58

Obies hard at work looking for a “solution” to the “problem”

expect a Executive order creating said “Mexican [and others[ Criminals With Disabilities Act” to be “signed” during the recess!


9 posted on 08/03/2014 6:46:17 AM PDT by MeshugeMikey ( "Never, never, never give up". Winston Churchill ...)
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To: Sherman Logan

Better info:

http://abc7.com/archive/9029675/


10 posted on 08/03/2014 6:56:12 AM PDT by TexasGator
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11 posted on 08/03/2014 6:57:37 AM PDT by DJ MacWoW (The Fed Gov is not one ring to rule them all)
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To: Neidermeyer

Agree California is a state ran by clowns and chimps.


12 posted on 08/03/2014 7:00:11 AM PDT by Vaduz
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To: TexasGator
Mehrban prepared one court document detailing settlements and judgments paid out to Garcia in 2007 and 2008. It adds up to $169,500.

Assuming Mehrban gets half, Garcia cleared about $42,000 each of those years.

To be fair, I think money from judgments or settlements is not taxed. There is also some chance it's not figured into eligibility for various benefits, so there's at least some chance the guy's been getting rent subsidies, Medicaid, SNAP, etc. all these years, with the $40k or so a year just being spending money.

I fully agree that these types of suits are outrageous and extortionate, but the articles are written to imply that the guy's getting filthy rich off them, which simply does not appear to be the case.

13 posted on 08/03/2014 7:06:46 AM PDT by Sherman Logan (Perception wins all the battles. Reality wins all the wars.)
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To: Sherman Logan

My impression was that the thrust of the article was on highlighting his gaming of the system more than an emphasis on becoming “filthy rich”.

My own take is that he is a human parasite that should be allowed to live as long as he doesn’t irritate anyone. He’s long past that point now.


14 posted on 08/03/2014 7:37:32 AM PDT by rockrr (Everything is different now...)
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