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‘I pay for their welfare!': NYC attorney scolds restaurant workers for speaking Spanish

Posted On: May 16, 2018   |   Posted By: WGN TV

NEW YORK - A racist tirade brought lunch time to a screeching halt inside a Fresh Kitchen on Madison Avenue in New York City on Tuesday. The incident was captured on video and posted to Facebook.
Witnesses told WPIX that a man in a white button-down shirt complained to a manager about two employees taking lunch orders in Spanish.
When he heard the two workers speak Spanish to each other, witnesses said, he lost it.
“Every person I listened to, he's spoke, he spoke, she's speaking it. It's America,” the man said, scolding the manager.

The man then accuses the Spanish speakers of being undocumented immigrants.
“And my guess is that they're not documented so my next call is to ICE to have each one of them kicked out of my country,” he said. “If they have the balls to come here and live off of my money - I pay for their welfare, I pay for their ability to be here.”
“It was crazy,” a worker who witnessed the altercation but did not want to be identified, told WPIX. “We...

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