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Mexican restaurant requires employees to wear anti-immigrant t-shirts [View all]

Source: Think Progress

Mexican Restaurant In South Carolina Under Fire For Racist ‘How To Catch An Illegal Immigrant’ T-Shirt



By Scott Keyes on Jan 7, 2013 at 12:30 pm

A Mexican restaurant in Columbia, South Carolina is being criticized for its racist T-shirts showing a wooden trap using tacos as bait with the caption “HOW TO CATCH AN ILLEGAL IMMIGRANT”.

As the Palmetto Public Record notes, a South Carolina reporter tweeted a photo yesterday of someone who appears to be a Taco Cid restaurant employee wearing the offensive shirt.
http://palmettopublicrecord.org/2013/01/07/sc-mexican-restaurants-offensive-t-shirt-how-to-catch-an-illegal-immigrant/

ThinkProgress spoke with an employee at Taco Cid who confirmed that restaurant workers indeed wear the shirt. He also noted that patrons can purchase it as well.

Taco Cid, a one-star restaurant that has shuttered franchises in recent years, appears to have cribbed the design from the “Offensive Obscene & Sex Related Tees” section of an online apparel designer.

Read more: http://thinkprogress.org/justice/2013/01/07/1407561/racist-mexican-shirt/

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