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Arizona Needs Mexican Shoppers More Than It Thinks

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“If we come, it’s better for the economy, much better.”

It’s well-known that Arizona is not the friendliest neighbor to Mexico. Time and time again, the state has declared its incredible dislike of Mexican immigrants. A lot of its residents are pushing for a bigger, better wall, which is why they supported Donald Trump in the presidential primary. But the Grand Canyon state might need Mexicans more than it thinks. In fact, it does.

Mexicans who cross the Arizona border just to shop are “bringing about $2.3 billion, and that’s with a “B” and that’s just the tourism side,” said Felipe Garcia, executive vice president of Visit Tucson. They bring in so much economic stimulus, that many business rely on them to actually stay in business.

“We need to be really careful about how we decide to proceed with our relationship with Mexico because they support us in many ways,” said store manager Desiree Noriega. So in an effort to maintain their relationship with these valuable shoppers, many business owners are catering to them by hiring bilingual employees and being culturally sensitive.

“If we come, it’s better for the economy, much better,” said shopper Maria Dolores Vargas. “We could be doing our shopping in Mexico.” 

So, think about it, Arizona — that’s $2.3 BILLION just for you! Still want the wall?


READ: The Next Time Someone Says We Need A Border Wall, Show Them This

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Things Only YOU Can Say To Your Sister

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Things Only YOU Can Say To Your Sister

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You have a super close bond with your sister. You love her to death, but you also abuse her kindness. One thing’s for sure though, there’s no one else who say these things to her and get away with it…

“Ya, deja de llorar.”

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It may be her time of need, but someone has to save her from the ugly crying face.

“Yes, that makes you look gordita.”

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You can’t let her go out looking like that!

“Back off!”

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Expressing how pissed off you are one minute and then being cool the next is what sisterhood is all about.

“Your novio sucks, and you know it.”

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The familia is talking behind her back, so it’s up to you to give it to her straight.

“Maybe we shouldn’t try a topknot.”

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She can’t seriously think it looks good, right?

“You sound like mom.”

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BURN! The ultimate insult.

“You’re adopted.”

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Well maybe not, but it gets your point across.

“Does it look normal?”

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She might complain, but you know you can count on her to examine your weird rash.

You: “Stay on the phone with me until I get home.”

Her: [Looks at clock, it’s 3 a.m.] “OK.”

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Someone has to know if you’re getting murdered.

“Mom and dad are so weird.”

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‘Cause no one else in the world will understand the level of weirdness that goes on in your family.


READ: 10 Ways Your Older Sister Made Your Life Miserable

What things do you say to your sister? Let us know and don’t forget to share on your feed so your sister sees this!

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