The Riverside Press-Enterprise had a fascinating story yesterday about an attempt by more than 60 deaf immigrants from various countries but mostly Mexico to get asylum, claiming persecution in their native countries for their disability. Many had horror stories to tell to migra agents at the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services asylum office in Anaheim, but getting molested and beat up for being deaf did nothing to warm the catatonic heart of California Coalition for Immigration Reform head witch Barbara Coe.
"MORE illegal alien LIARS!" Coe cawed to her minions in an email (as always, CAPS in the original). "They are NOT prosecuted in Mexico because they are deaf--they just want American taxpayers to fund their every need! We are sorry they are deaf. However, it is OUR responsibility to support deaf AMERICANS--not deaf ILLEGAL ALIEN liars and criminals AND the jillion children THEY chose to have! DEPORT, DEPORT, DEPORT--as OUR Immigration Laws mandate!"
Stay classy, Babs!