One of Philadelphia’s most prominent Latin American events, El Carnaval de Puebla, has been canceled this year because of what one organizer called “the severe conditions affecting the immigrant community.” The annual parade through South Philadelphia has taken place in late April or early May for the last decade and is the city’s largest Cinco de Mayo celebration. Organizer Edgar Ramirez said as many as 15,000 gather from as far as New England and Chicago. The decision to cancel El Carnaval, Ramirez said in an interview Friday, was “sad but responsible” in light of the immigration crackdown by federal authorities.
Comments: Criminals fear being apprehended, instead of flaunting their status and demanding ever more concessions from the natives? Must be a new sheriff in town.
Note: Why are the illegals so afraid if the Democrat Socialists are winning the court cases stopping President Trump´s immigration cases? They offer free immigration lawyers for anyone ICE picks up, don´t they?
Or are the Democrat Socialists lying to them and the illegals know it?
Arrest them in the beaches, in the valleys, in the courthouses, at the traffick stops at the Cinco de Mayo and at the Puebla Carnaval.
In they are Illegal Aliens that is strike #1, false Social Security Number is #2, Identity Theft #3, FoodStamps #4, false SSN for School Lunches #5, False SSN for Federal Tax Credits #6, Gang Membership #7, Drug trafficking #8, Human Sex Trafficking #9, and so much more. Illegals should fear deportation so that they will not come. We cannot afford the handouts they milk US for.
Another FAKE holiday, like Kwanza. Even Mexicans in Mexico don´t celebrate ´Cinco de Mayo´. Let´s face it, this is just a reason for food vendors to hit the streets to accompany bands & dancers giving a free a show for the gringos.
The idea that illegals are marching, flying a foreign flag and making demands of our country the height of hubris. I´m glad they will be thinking twice about marching in plain sight and insulting the country that they have been invading.
Contrary to what the beer companies tell you Cinco de Mayo is the commemoration of the defeat of INVADERS in Mexico - The Mexicans repelled the invasion of the French into their country.
We have a better count of the bottles of Mexican beer that cross the border into this country than we do of the people who cross the border from Mexico. . . but then again those bottles of beer are TAXED!
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