With the atrocious and disturbing murder of Brisenia Flores we can see the direction anti-migrant groups are headed. What is gained from living in such a violent world? The tragic irony is the “patriots” call immigrants invaders yet they’re the ones busting into people’s homes. If you perceive you are being invaded it is due to a lack of compassion. We are all of this world. We are all one people.
By Spencer S. Hsu
Washington Post Staff Writer
Tuesday, June 16, 2009; 6:33 PM
U.S. civil rights leaders said today that an increase in hate crimes committed against Hispanics and people perceived to be immigrants in recent years “correlates closely” to the nation’s increasingly contentious debate over immigration, faulting anti-immigrant rhetoric in the media and extremist group mobilization on the Internet.