Why would any US Citizen give a damn about Mexico’s Felipe Calderon

images.jpgMexico’s Calderon protests U.S. crackdown on immigrants
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Mexican President Felipe Calderon accused the United States on Sunday of stepping up persecution and abuse of undocumented Mexican workers with a crackdown on illegal immigrants.

The Bush administration is increasing scrutiny and imposing heftier fines on U.S. businesses that employ illegal workers, after deporting a record number of illegal immigrants in 2006.

“I want to express again an energetic protest at the unilateral measures taken by the U.S. Congress and government which exacerbate the persecution and abusive treatment of undocumented Mexican workers,” Calderon said in his state of the union speech.


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