Dollars and Sense

SB1070 made my state of Arizona about as unwelcoming as you’d imagine for a then-young Latino guy like me. I can recall being called an “illegal” in an aisle of a Home Depot by an old woman who was surprised that I spoke English, and that I called her out, asking her who she was to be calling me an illegal. I was angry and I remember being frustrated that this was going to be, for some time, a reality I was going to have to deal with. I personally experienced the ugliness that percolated up into the public...

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