Saturday, January 23, 2016

““I came from Peru in 1963. I was legally given a visa. At...



""I came from Peru in 1963. I was legally given a visa. At the time when I came into this country, they didn't give us money or anything like that. You came in. You put your money in the bank. And then you supported yourself. Nowadays, this country gives all the Muslims or whoever is coming, welfare, money, housing, furniture. I worked for the city of La Mesa in California and I used to deal with a lot of people from Afghanistan. They come into America and they give free rent, free food, free money and all of that. I worked all my life. I went to school. And, now, we have to work harder to support those people." To learn more about makes ordinary Americans passionate about politics, @nytimes reporters are interviewing people — like Adolfo Villalobos of Las Vegas — at #Election2016 campaign events. We'll be sharing more of the photographer @chadbatka's portraits from the series #ofthepeople2016 this #nytweekender." By nytimes on Instagram.



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