New Mexico Governor's Grandparents Were Illegal Immigrants

American VoicesOpinion ISSUE 47•37 Sep 12, 2011

Gov. Susana Martinez, who supports a bill that would prevent illegal immigrants from obtaining driver's licenses in New Mexico, has acknowledged her father's parents came to the United States without papers. What do you think?

  • “That’s why America is great. In just two generations, you can go from a being a struggling immigrant to hating one.”

    Osamu Hall –
    Systems Analyst

  • “If I were governor and they were my grandparents, I think I would have eventually given them their papers.”

    Thea Golding –
    Occupational Therapy Aide

  • “I refuse to answer your question, good sir, as it seems you are insinuating hypocrisy among an elected official. How dare you?”

    Marvin Staple –
    Woods Boss

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