Deported Mexicans that have spent a lifetime in the United States are becoming a hot commodity at telemarketing companies in Tijuana. Why? Because of their strong grasp of English. Telemarketing companies actively recruit these English speakers to their call centers to do everything from customer service to collecting debt.
A new video by AJ+ tells the story of deportees like Luis Aguero Andrade, who was deported in 2013.
Believe it or not, there is such a thing as a Latino Republican. There are even some conservative celebrities blending in with the “Hollywood liberals.” After all, there is a reason that Donald Trump made his way to Los Angeles in July to talk to the Friends of Abe, a conservative group for the entertainment industry. Here are some familiar names that are supporting the GOP.
The Puerto Rican reggaeton star publicly backed Senator John McCain in 2008 saying, “I believe in his ideals and his proposal to date this nation. Like I said before, he’s been a fighter for the Hispanic community and I know, for me personally, I chose him as the best candidate because he has been a fighter for the immigration community.”
This Mexican heartthrob used his good looks and fame to make an anti-abortion video for La Dura Realidad. The Latino Partnership for Conservative Principles and the Susan B. Anthony List used Verástegui’s voice in a robocall campaign to sway Latino voters to vote for Mitt Romney in 2012.
This muscle-bound leading man is putting space between himself and Chris Christie but gladly spoke at the 2000 Republican Convention. Although, he recently demanded to be removed from a Chris Christie ad.
“Let us say we allow these 7,000 children to stay here and grow up American and go to our schools,” Rodriguez said. “What do we say to the 60,000 that are going to follow them? And the 150,000 that will follow? Can we house them all? Do we have the whereabouts? We can’t even take care of our own kids here now.”
The former CHiPs star idolized John McCain in the 2008 elections calling the presidential candidate his hero. In 2012, Estrada again sided with the GOP and endorsed Mitt Romney along with Andy Garcia and Lorenzo Lamas.