The irony was thick yesterday at a hearing of the House Immigration Subcommittee. While discussing ways to reduce racial profiling, Congressman King basically asked one of the members of the panel, a former Sacremento police chief, for his papers:
“You said you’re likely the only immigrant on the panel,” King said to Arturo Venegas, who was testifying in front of the House immigration subcommittee. “I wonder if you could tell us how was it you were inspired to come to the United States.”
Venegas, a former Sacramento police chief, responded by telling King that his U.S.-born mother brought him to the country after he was born in Mexico. “Can you just tell us what year and what visa, then, Mr. Venegas?” King asked.
King never followed up with a reason for his questions…
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