Jeff Franks of Reuters offers "Immigrants find opportunity in ruined New Orleans". It hits some of the same points as similar articles that support illegal aliens taking rebuilding jobs from American hurricane victims. But, it reads even more like an advocacy piece than others in the same genre, and it cranks up the anti-Americanism quite a few notches at the end. And, the parts that could be considered reporting aren't exactly in-depth:
While New Orleans residents are slow to return, the immigrants, most of them illegally in the United States, have swarmed in to do the hard work of cleaning up and rebuilding that others so far have shunned.
Is it really accurate to say that they've "shunned" it? Perhaps it's because they've been shipped off to Atlanta. And, perhaps it's because of wage pressure from illegal labor. Reuters doesn't discuss that. If they were actually interested in reporting the news they would.
It also includes this:
Mexican Adolf Ramirez, 53, who came to New Orleans from Dallas two months ago, figured the workers were being left alone because the desperate needs in New Orleans had trumped anti-immigrant sentiments now prevalent in the United States.
Obviously, that's a false statement. But, here's the racist, anti-American part that will make most Americans' blood boil:
...The immigrant workers do not feel too threatened by competition from the local Americans. They point to the back of the parking lot where the only "gringos" in sight are sleeping on sheets of cardboard or sitting on wooden boxes, surrounded by empty beer cans and booze bottles.
"There are a lot of drunks here," said Delgado.
When asked where the American workers were, Del Rio shook his head and said, "Who knows? It just seems like the Latin race likes to work more."
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