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Why Aren't Police Shootings Of Mexican Immigrants Sparking Protests?05:29

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In the last three weeks, three unarmed Mexican immigrants have been killed by police officers in the United States. This comes months after the deaths of Michael Brown and Eric Garner, both of which spurred nationwide protests and federal investigations around the use of excessive force.

There has been little public condemnation or media coverage around the deaths of these three Latino men. Some say it's because undocumented immigrants simply cannot speak up. Enrique Acevedo is a Fusion contributor and the anchor of Univision's late edition. He recently wrote a commentary on this topic and joins Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson.


This segment aired on March 9, 2015.


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