- Feb 12, 2005
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I don’t know what they have to protest about. The US has allowed them to come into the country unchecked for so many years, they think they have a right to continue forever? I don’t like Vicente Fox, but he is probably right. That doesn’t give them free passage into the US.
SourceMay 15, 11:05 AM (ET)
By MORGAN LEE
MEXICO CITY (AP) - President Vicente Fox came under criticism Saturday after saying Mexicans were willing to take jobs "that not even blacks want to do in the United States."
Fox's remark Friday came a day after Mexico announced it would formally protest recent U.S. immigration reforms, including the decision to extend walls along the border and make it harder for illegal migrants to get driver's licenses.
"There's no doubt that the Mexican men and women - full of dignity, willpower and a capacity for work - are doing the work that not even blacks want to do in the United States," Fox told a meeting of the Texas-Mexico Frozen Food Council in the western city of Puerto Vallarta on Friday.