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More Latinos Seek Citizenship to Vote Against Trump

Been a minute since I’ve been here, either commenting or posting. Time to hop back into things…
Moved back home to Louisville KY after being out of state for too damned long. Bought our first home. Kids are growing up too damned fast (16 and 19) About to turn the big 4-0 on Thanksgiving Day (!) this year.
Watching this election has been a real doozy.
This story just struck a nerve with me. My maternal grandparents were Cuban, went through Ellis Island before Castro got a hold of it, I can’t begin to imagine what they’d think if they were around to see this…

MSN.com

Donald J. Trump’s harsh campaign rhetoric against Mexican immigrants has helped him win a substantial delegate lead in the Republican primary, but it is also mobilizing a different set of likely voters — six of them alone in the family of Hortensia Villegas.

A legal immigrant from Mexico, Ms. Villegas is a mother of two who has been living in the United States for nearly a decade but never felt compelled to become a citizen. But as Mr. Trump has surged toward the Republican nomination, Ms. Villegas — along with her sister, her parents and her husband’s parents — has joined a rush by many Latino immigrants to naturalize in time to vote in November.

“I want to vote so Donald Trump won’t win,” said Ms. Villegas, 32, one of several hundred legal residents, mostly Mexicans, who crowded one recent Saturday into a Denver union hall. Volunteers helped them fill out applications for citizenship, which this year are taking about five months for federal officials to approve. “He doesn’t like us,” she said.

Uh huh. Couldn’t bother to go the legal way till your gravy train got threatened and NOW you’re gonna speed things up? Estupido. 


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Posted by Severa   United States  on 03/21/2016 at 06:25 PM   
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