Thieves are increasingly targeting Hispanic illegal immigrants who are reluctant to report robberies to the police for fear of deportation, US activists and law enforcement agencies say.There's, of course, a bit more to it than that. The Austin Police Department partnered with the Mexican government, and the APD Chief later got an award from that government. Wells Fargo and the Texas Secretary of State were also involved, and all in a crooked scheme to profit from illegal activity while hiding behind an attempt to prevent crime.
...But advocate groups and police departments are trying to spread the word that illegal immigrants will not face deportation if they report a crime.
...To combat the problem, authorities in Austin, Texas sought help from local banks to enable more immigrant workers to open up accounts.
Mon, 01/26/2009 - 17:03 · Importance: 6