Brutal white landlords use threat if deportation to screw tenants out of their rights

A Spanish-speaking tenant recently asked the landlord of a Los Angeles slum building for a key to its new laundry facility when the landlord reportedly snapped: “We don’t rent to undocumented Mexicans anymore.”

In another case, a landlord threatened to call immigration authorities on a family after they complained to Los Angeles building officials in December of slum conditions with the illegally converted garage they were living in.

Source: A state bill would bar landlords from reporting immigrant tenants to ICE – Daily News

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