Cook Rosa Maria Salazar's eyes dart anxiously to the door as customers file into the Salvadoran cafe in a heavily Hispanic neighborhood near downtown Los Angeles.She is, of course, an "undocumented worker". Then:
"We're terrified. The police could come for us at any time and deport us," she said in Spanish earlier this week as diners fingered maize tortillas stuffed with beans and pork scratchings and chatted softly...
The-seven day Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) sweep, dubbed "Operation Return to Sender," targeted jails across five counties in the Los Angeles area, where police took 423 of what they called "criminal aliens" into federal custody for deportation, after being held on charges unrelated to their immigration status.Is Gaynor trying to imply that ICE's appelation is incorrect? Are they not "criminal aliens"? Would Reuters prefer a euphemism be used?
Immigration2007a · Thu, 01/25/2007 - 13:07 · Importance: 1