El Paso Strong
On August 3rd, a gunman opened fire at a Walmart in the border city of El Paso, Texas. 22 people were killed—eight were Mexican citizens and the majority were Latino. The suspect, in a white extremist manifesto posted online, cited what he called "an invasion" of Latinos in the U.S. The Walmart where the gunman opened fire is frequently visited by Latinos and Mexicans from both El Paso and Juarez—the neighboring city in Mexico. In this episode, Latino USA travels to El Paso, a town that has long been considered a commuter hub, to talk to residents impacted by the tragic shooting.
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