Carlos Martinez was in a state of total panic after being deported from the United States to the Mexican border city of Matamoros â€” he had no money, nowhere to go, and, worst of all, he didn't speak Spanish. The 30-year-old New Yorker had left Mexico as a baby; when the Department of Homeland Security sent him south last May after he had served a prison term, he landed in a foreign land.Funny how Raza types demand that we American citizens speak Spanish; but Mexicans, not as much.
"I was crying when I went over the border. It was just a big joke to the U.S. immigration officials to have this Mexican who doesn't speak Spanish. But I was terrified," Martinez said. [Mexico Tries to Help Deportees, Time Magazine, Feb 7, 2008]