LA County Supervisors Apologize for Repatriation of Mexican-Americans

Walnut Patch, February 21, 2012

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors today issued a formal apology for the repatriation of more than 1 million U.S. citizens who were forced to relocate to Mexico in the 1930s.

Supervisor Gloria Molina recommended the apology to those of Mexican ancestry who were coerced to leave the United States in the face of threats and acts of violence beginning in 1929.

It is estimated that 2 million people were moved in the mass migration and about 60 percent of those were born in the U.S. About 400,000 U.S. citizens and legal residents were moved to Mexico from California alone.

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Gloria Molina

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  • It is estimated that 2 million people were moved in the mass migration
    and about 60 percent of those were born in the U.S. About 400,000 U.S.
    citizens and legal residents were moved to Mexico from California alone.

    If they were born in American territory but their parents were Mexican nationals, this means they aren’t Americans, because their arrival in this world was not in the realm of American jurisdiction.  The “Juris” in “jurisdiction” implies law, not necessarily geography.  The Mexican parents of the Mexican newborn were at “Juris” Mexicans, not Americans, therefore, the newborn children were also Mexican.  That’s my interpretation of the 14th Amendment, even if SCOTUS disagrees.

    • ageofknowledge

      If I’m ever President, rest assured that I’ll be nominating you for Supreme Court justice.

      • Good luck getting a mid-30s snarky right-wing-as-hell accountant through the full-of-lawyers Senate Judiciary Committee.  I’d take the nomination, just to be able to testify and give a few members of said Committee a piece of my mind.

        •  Sounds to me that you’re as qualified as Elena Kagan to accept the nomination. The fact that you do not have a law degree should actually work in your favor, given what the Supreme Court is becoming.

  • ageofknowledge

    The descendants of repatriated Hispanics that snuck back in illegally are apologizing to other descendants of repatriated Hispanics that snuck back in illegally.

    Just shows how royally screwed up things are in Los Angeles.

    • Oil Can Harry

      The tragedy is that some of these deportees had to wait a few years before sneaking back in and as a result missed some of their welfare checks.

      Just heartbreaking…

  • Gloria Molina is nothing but a militant La Raza racist! For Gloria, she takes to heart their mantra, “everything for the race, for all others nada!”

  • Bon, From the Land of Babble

    What I’d like to write about this arrogant, racist witch would get me banned from AR for life!!

    Gloria Molina thought it was okay to spend $7 million of her discretionary funds on a Latino Cultural Center, but not okay to spend money to keep beach restrooms open. She thinks “cranky morning joggers“ (read WHITES) don’t deserve to have the bathrooms open. While bloviating about closing beach restrooms, she was arrogantly stuffing her mug with popcorn (Image #2)

    And yes, as Thomas noted, she is a militant White-hating, Raza racist:   We are politicizing every single one of these new citizens that are becoming citizens of this country … I gotta tell you that a lot of people are saying, ‘I’m going to go out there and vote because I want to pay them back.’

    You have one guess as to who “them” are and what “pay ‘them’ back” means.

    Bon

    Image #1:  Gloria’s district is known for violent gangs composed of illegal aliens.  Seems they don’t care for her much!! (after all she’s done to insure murderous gangs are allowed to continue murdering, raping and robbing in peace and without interference from ICE or the LAPD).

    • Up to my neck in CA

      Thank you Bon for the real facts about this insurgent in our ranks. Be safe down there in Ground Zero of the American invasion.

      • Bon, From the Land of Babble

        Thanks!! You have quite a few nuts up your way too — Gavin Newson for one (geez, what a JERK). I fear he’ll be our next governor.

        Stay safe and SANE in your part of the Beholden State. It’s almost tax time and I get VERY depressed this time of year. Imagine all the dregs that we’re supporting here.

        It wasn’t supposed to be like this!!!

        Bon

  • bubo

    Might just as well annex the entire nation of Mexico.  Then we will get back some of our industry that slithered across the border after NAFTA passed.  

  • MissBonnie123

    I agree with you 100%. However, I think we all know that if they could have built a First World Country, they would have done so a long time ago. They could not, which is why they sneak into our country. Then, when they get here, they suddenly “perceive” racism everywhere.

  • MissBonnie123

    No, thank you! I don’t want to live in Mexico. We still have a chance to prevent that from happening. If these people get citizenship, we will have absolutely NO chance of taking our country back.

  • Absolutely! IMHO, that “line” was crosssed along ago. The rest is just aggrivating circumstances.

  • bluffcreek1967

    It is important to understand that ‘Mexican-Americans,’ in spite of their alleged devotion to the U.S., will ALWAYS support and defend their ancestors/relatives from Mexico. The overwhelming majority of ‘Mexican-Americans’ favor illegal immigration because they are related to them. We all know that blood-relations run deeper than most anything, so the last thing Whites should expect from our legal Hispanic neighbors is an alliance of support to stop this invasion.