On Thursday, Santos Gomez, 48, was sentenced in a Richland County (SC) courtroom to 15-years in prison, after he pleaded guilty to felony DUI.
On Sept. 8, 2012, Gomez was driving the wrong way on I-77 just outside of Columbia, when he crashed into another vehicle, driven by 31-year old Air Force Academy graduate, Alan Martinez.
The frustration, say immigration advocates, is reaching a fever pitch.
That is why, many say, recent weeks have seen activists use chains and pipes to tie themselves to the tires of buses that carry immigrants slated for deportation to court, block traffic on Capitol Hill and get arrested, surround Tucson police when they targeted two immigrants during a traffic stop, and chain themselves and block the entrance of a federal detention center.
An illegal immigrant in New York is serving as an Obamacare navigator, according to the Center for Immigration Studies, a non-profit limited immigration group.
According to a CIS report, Maria Marroquin — identified as an illegal immigrant as recently as March 2013 — from Peru is also the “Health Education Organizer” for the Restaurant Opportunities Center of New York (ROC-NY).