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How come an illegal would be so outraged stabbed to death 17 yo for speaking English and not Spanish?

The sheriff’s program, as outlined in stories Sunday and Monday, targets i****************s who run afoul of the law. Deputies, through extra training, are empowered to enforce federal laws and begin deportation proceedings as they see fit. In places without the program, local authorities have to rely on federal agents to undertake the deportation process against known i****************s residing in their jails, a demand the feds are not always prepared to meet. The program and the articles about it elicited the predictable responses from good-hearted people who see tragedy in the separation of families. They fret over the anxiety experienced by those who skirted the rules to find a better life in the United States yet are one traffic stop away from losing it. Then along comes Mauricio Escalante. The 33-year-old illegal immigrant was arrested Saturday for stabbing to death a 17-year-old on the streets of Immokalee. The teenager’s affront that set off the fatal confrontation — daring to speak English in America. According to Sheriff’s Office reports, around 3 a.m. Saturday Charlie Guzman and some friends gathered at the laundry of an apartment complex on Colorado Avenue. Three others, including Escalante, were already there and the two groups began talking until a dispute erupted over the victim’s group speaking English, not Spanish. Escalante went to a nearby apartment, got a knife, and fatally stabbed Guzman, according to reports. So much for the notion that i****************s are universally a hard-working, law abiding set committed to doing the jobs Americans won’t do, all while trying to assimilate. While plenty of people in the community of i****************s, a majority, no doubt, fit that description, there are bad actors in the group. The bad actors are the ones targeted by the sheriff’s program. For proof of that, one need look no further than Escalante. A year ago, he wound up in jail because deputies found him so drunk he was deemed to be a threat to himself or others. But being drunk out of your mind in public isn’t the sort of thing that gets you deported under the sheriff’s system. “Until the murder, he didn’t have a criminal history with us,” Sheriff’s Office spokeswoman Karie Partington said. In two years, about 2,200 i****************s have been either deported or are awaiting deportation through the sheriff’s efforts. Among that many cases, there are bound to be a few where the triggering offenses seem minor or the hardship upon family members here legally seems great. But there are hardships to be borne by turning a blind eye toward i****************s among us. Ask the family of Charlie Guzman. http://www.naplesnews.com/news/2009/dec/21/immokalee-stabbing-immigration-deportation/

Asked By: ANNIE - 12/22/2009
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This would be more like a hate crime. This one they cannot blame on Americans. This one also shows many illegals want Spanish to be the OFFICIAL language of America and will resort to crimes like this to get their point across. Another Believer of the Southwest indeed belongs to Mexico and Spanish will be spoken at all... More
Answered By: THE GREATEST GODDESS JILL - 12/22/2009
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Ok, so you cut and pasted a story out of Naplesnews.com, and yes, it is a tragic one that probably could have been prevented. So, what is YOUR point?
Answered By: ek 5 - 12/22/2009
 
Depends what the 17 year old said? Maybe he said some racist stuff in english? The guy that stabbed him must be able to understand english, most immigrants can.
Answered By: ckyrules014 - 12/22/2009
 
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