Today, Thursday, was a normally busy day in my little town.
But NBC News reports that America came to a grinding halt today because immigrants stayed home.
What we have is more fake NBC News. An honest news outfit would have reported that the boycott was a failure of the first class, with scattered Mexicans pulling sh*t here and there.
Excerpt from NBC News
Just how much does the U.S. rely on immigrants? Americans are finding out.
In cities across the country, businesses closed their doors on Thursday to show support for the #DayWithoutImmigrants campaign. Spread on social media and messaging apps, the day aimed to make a point about the economic impact immigrants have on the U.S. labor force.
Foreign-born residents of the U.S. were asked to stay home from work or school — and to refrain from shopping. Rallies and marches are taking place in Washington D.C., Chicago and Denver, as well as other cities.
Am I supposed to care about this? Bwahahahahahahahahahahaha!
Celebrity chef José Andrés, who was born in Spain, decided to close most of his eateries Thursday to observe the day.
“It seems immigrants, especially Latinos, it seems we are under attack,” said Andrés. “It seems we are part of the American dream, but somehow it seems that America is not recognizing what we are doing.”
The plan for the national “strike” spread over social media with #DayWithoutImmigrants trending on Twitter across the U.S. early Thursday.
Some restaurant chains announced plans to close, amid fears that many employees will not show up for work. In California’s Bay Area, Chavez Supermarket closed all 10 of its businesses, while in New York’s Staten Island the owners of Cafe Con Pon bakeries closed their three locations.
Even at the Pentagon, employees at food concessions including national chains like Sbarro’s and Taco Bell said they would not be coming to work.
Saru Jayaraman, co-founder of Restaurant Opportunities Centers United, an advocacy group for restaurant workers, issued a statement supporting the one-day boycott.
“Immigrants are the lifeblood of the restaurant industry,” Jayaraman said. “At ROC, we honor the major contributions of immigrants in the restaurant industry — an industry that employs perhaps more immigrants than any other in the U.S. We applaud and support restaurants and workers who, by participating the the Day Without Immigrants, affirm the dignity of workers. Furthermore, we call on all Americans to recognize the influence and importance of immigrants in our communities, economy and daily lives.”
Mexican flag? You’re going back. Reported to ICE, all of you.
A North Carolina teacher says that majority of his students didn’t show up to class on Thursday because of the campaign, which prompted him to share a post on Instagram. The teacher, whose Instagram only identifies him as Claudio said his students are immigrants or come from immigrant families and many decided not to show up in order to show the rest of the U.S. what the country is without them.
“This is what happens when you force people to feel scared. People fight back,” Claudio said via Instagram. “Only having 3 out of 54 students, and only having an average of 10 children in each classroom are clear evidence that we are tired of oppression and being belittled.”
From 1920 to 1965 America took in very few immigrants. That’s a fact that you can look up and verify.
So how the Hell did this country survive without them?
Very well, thank you.