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Enjoy a few paragraphs from Ruben Navarrette’s San Diego Union column and after reading it, check out a recent FOX News interview with Ann Coulter. After you’ve got both sides, please let us know your side of the debate.
If you think it’s embarrassing for an African-American to have to identify himself to the police while in his own house, imagine how humiliating it is for U.S.-born Hispanics to have to prove their citizenship in their own country.
With racial profiling in the news lately, it’s worth noting that America’s largest minority has to endure the practice, too — with a twist. According to several studies, not only do Hispanics get pulled over by police and have their cars searched at a higher rate than whites, but they also sometimes suffer the indignity of having to prove that they have the legal right to even be in the United States.
Things get really insulting when the question is asked in the Southwest. In Arizona, some Hispanic families have lived there for eight generations; in New Mexico, some Hispanics trace their roots back 500 years.