My impression is that folks in California are getting so inured to bad behavior among immigrants that folks are just tuning out. A San Gabriel, California, gang made huge profits on a marriage scam and drug sales and they possessed weapons and ho hum.
CA gang probe yields 18 arrests in marriage scamAssociated Press. September 22, 2010
This story run by the Associated Press got no coverage nationally. Zip, nada
I read it in the Santa Maria Times
because they have a big problem with immigrant farm workers
, mostly illegal and the comments on the Santa Maria Times
site about this article were. . .zip, nada. If this gang operated in Kansas, would anyone have noticed? I am starting to think that it would still be a ho hum.