They are irritated, however. “It was annoying to wake up in the morning and see that before he went to take his morning piss, he already had written a Twitter against Mexico,” says one state secretary of economic development and labor. “What’s the fixation?”
But for those who want to see less immigration, making it harder for employers to hire undocumented immigrants is one place to start. In Houston, restaurant advocates say immigrants do the work that native-born workers will not.
The president's budget calls for eliminating popular government programs including the 50-year-old National Endowment for the Arts. How would cutting this program save the taxpayer any money? Or, is it being cut for different reasons?
Kenya's tourism industry was just starting to recover from last year's attack on the Westgate mall in Nairobi. Now it's Ebola that's scaring people away — even though the country is nowhere near the outbreak in West Africa.
The old Soviet car isn't even in the United States. But there's a guy selling Lada parts in Miami. Call hm the Lada whisperer. Cuban expats flock to him, getting the parts for the many old Ladas still chugging along Cuba's streets.
Many undocumented immigrants in the US work in cultivation, picking fruits and vegetables. They move around or live permanently on the fields, along with their children — many of whom were born here and are US citizens. President-elect Donald Trump has promised to get tough on illegal immigration. And that has many immigrant farming communities bracing for what comes next.