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  • "Day Without Mexicans" on Facebook

    05/25/2010 7:21:26 AM PDT · by raccoonradio · 28 replies · 652+ views
    Facebook ^ | 5/25/10 | raccoonradio
    (Note: link may not work unless you are a facebook member) >>I did not make this up just passing it along..... As you may have already heard, May 25th is the day designated to protest the new immigration law. In reading all the hipe [sic], I have decided to start my own communication about this. Of course, we will not be affected by the activity on the boarder [sic] however, we can contribute by not making any purchases that day. We can help make a dent in the economy by showing how much this country needs us and how we...
  • [South Texas:]‘A Day Without Mexicans' has message, but little impact

    05/14/2010 2:53:40 PM PDT · by SwinneySwitch · 25 replies · 667+ views
    The Monitor ^ | May 14, 2010 | Sean Gaffney
    McALLEN — A protest dubbed “A Day Without Mexicans” could have devastated Rio Grande Valley retailers Thursday if people had participated in large numbers. Ramiro Cienfuegos, president of the Reynosa Chamber of Commerce, said only a few Mexican nationals avoided crossing international bridges and shunned U.S. stores in protest of Arizona’s divisive new immigration law. “This was above all a protest against the Arizona law,” he said. “A symbol.” If successful, the boycott would have assailed stores in the U.S. But in an area where the economy is not bound by borders and Mexicans traditionally spend more than $1 billion...