Tensions rise as Latinos feel under s...

Tensions rise as Latinos feel under siege in America's deep south

There are 2343 comments on the Guardian Unlimited story from Aug 21, 2011, titled Tensions rise as Latinos feel under siege in America's deep south. In it, Guardian Unlimited reports that:

As illegal workers flee the threat of police checks, southerners are uniting to fight the laws dividing communities and killing economies which rely on immigrants to thrive Estimates show the shortage of immigrant labour has left so many crops unpicked that it has cost $1bn Photograph: Ric Francis/AP The mobile home that Nancy Lugo and her two ... (more)

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Worcester, MA

#2434 Aug 8, 2012
El Guapo89 wrote:
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...Because even though we are Americans, we look different and talk a second language. Please educate yourself on the difference between being American and being Anglo. I was born one, but the other I can never be.
How can it be that Irish, Germans, Italians, Poles, Russians, Vietnamese, Indians, Africans, and many others can assimilate and become essentially Anglo-Americans like EVERY OTHER AMERICAN and you cannot?

What is your excuse?
pug

Bridgeview, IL

#2435 Aug 9, 2012
More machines for the harvest

http://www.sweere.net/EN/harvesting_other_cel...

Less labor required
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Worcester, MA

#2436 Aug 9, 2012
pug wrote:
More machines for the harvest
http://www.sweere.net/EN/harvesting_other_cel...
Less labor required
Exactly!

Of course some farmers just refuse to make an investment!

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