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Arizona’s anti-immigrant history turns the “Grito” and celebrations of Mexican Independence Day political

Jorge Mendoza Yescas, the consul general of México in Phoenix, defended attending the first Mexican Independence Day celebration at the state Capitol, where Republican legislators have passed some of the nation’s harshest laws aimed at criminalizing immigrants.  “I don’t see anything anti-immigrant in Ducey,” Mendoza Yescas said.  Republicans like Mexican immigrants because they “go from […]