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Mexican-American Pre-Teen Knew How To Handle These Anti-Immigrant Trolls Taking Over At City Council Meetings

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Posted by RETEN on Tuesday, June 6, 2017

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“Estas personas son maleducadas, y están peleando con un niño de doce años.”

The boy in the video above stood his ground when a grown man tried to verbally shout over him about his disdain for illegal immigration.

The 12-year-old activist from the video, Joseph Moreno, addressed the people in attendance at a city council meeting held in Huntington Park last Tuesday, where one notorious pro-Trump troll had to be escorted out by police. Afterward, another Trump supporter felt the need to shout at the attendees of the council meeting, while wearing a Trump flag and shouting anti-immigrant ideologies.

At one point, he yelled “American! American!” at the boy, who said, “Yes, I was born here, but my family is from Mexico.” The man continued to shout, “Do you even vote over there?” The boy had to remind the screaming man “I’d vote right now, but I can’t because I’m 12!”

The man claimed his mother “wasn’t upset” when President Trump said Mexico was sending their worst at the start of his presidential campaign. When Moreno quoted Trump’s hateful speech about Mexican’s being “rapists and drug dealers,” the unnamed man shouted back at him: “Are you a drug dealer and a rapist?” Moreno tried to get in a word, saying “I’m not…” before being interrupted by the adult man, who was recording him and pointing aggressively at him while shouting, “Then why are you putting that jacket on?”

This angle captured by someone else shows the man shouting “American! American!”

MUST WATCH! love this boy so much! ❤️. He gave an amazing speech at the podium at Huntington Park City Council Meeting. Mark my words.. he is a future leader! ✊??❤️

Posted by Veronica Tomas on Tuesday, June 6, 2017

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The video also captures a woman on the side both praising the boy for being smart and not understanding really at all what he stands for, saying, “He’ll make a fine conservative Republican some day.” I guess she and I were watching two separate videos because this boy was clearly not on her side.

This story was brought to the attention of mitú by someone in attendance at the meeting who said, “These Trump supporters are showing up to our council meetings and harassing us (Latino community) including this little boy, Joseph Moreno.”

READ: A Texas Lawmaker Called ICE On Protesters — And All Hell Broke Lose

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A Guy In A Fake ICE Jacket Showed Up To A California Church And Took Pictures Of Churchgoers

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A Guy In A Fake ICE Jacket Showed Up To A California Church And Took Pictures Of Churchgoers

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What should have been a peaceful Sunday in a sanctuary ended up being a frightful experience for many churchgoers at the Lutheran Church of the Resurrection in San Raphael, Calif. Many of the parishioners had a truly uncomfortable encounter with someone they thought was an immigration official.

A white male wearing a black jacket, with the words ICE written on it, entered the church on June 4 and startled people during the Spanish-language service. According to several news outlets, the man in question was “seen taking photos and video with his cellphone in the church parking lot.” He also took pictures of people inside the church. To those unsuspecting people, the act of an “ICE official” taking pictures of Latinos would seem as if he was reporting on who was there. He was also seen driving a government vehicle registered to the city of San Francisco.

One of those brave people inside the church also took pictures of the man and quickly called authorities. According to police, the man is not a government official, nor a police officer, but a San Francisco city employee, possibly a San Francisco International Airport worker.

When police questioned the man, he couldn’t find the right words to explain why he wore a fake ICE jacket to a Latino church.

According to the Marin Independent Journal San Rafael police Lt. Raffaello Pata said that the man went to the church for a matter not pertaining to immigration at all.

“Detectives contacted the subject who was cooperative with investigators and explained why he was at the church,” Pata said. “He said he lived near the church and had prior unresolved complaints about amplified noise from church services. The subject said he went to the church to document the noise via cellphone video.”

Pata also said that the man was not charged or arrested for impersonating an ICE official.

READ: Latina, Mother Of Two, Gets Deported After Meeting With Her Immigration Agents

What do you think of this man wearing a fake ICE jacket? Let us know in the comments below.

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