“Luis Gutierrez: Who’s The Immigrant, Justin Bieber Or Selena Gomez?” @ Huffington Post
Posted on June 27, 2012
Elise Foley — June 27, 2012: “WASHINGTON — Rep. Luis Gutierrez (D-Ill.) pulled out a secret weapon on Wednesday to talk about the Arizona immigration law and potential for racial profiling: Justin Bieber.
In a speech about the law, SB 1070, the pro-immigration reform congressman showed pictures of Bieber, who is Canadian, along with other celebrities, journalists, athletes and Supreme Court justices who are children of immigrants or immigrants themselves and asked who looks more like an immigrant.
‘For our young C-SPAN [viewers]: Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez,’ he said on the House floor. ‘These young people have overcome their very different national origins and became apparently a happy couple. I’m sure Justin helped Gomez learn all about American customs and feel more at home in her adopted country.’
‘Oh wait a minute, I’m sorry,’ he continued. ‘Because I’m not a trained Arizona official, I somehow got that backwards. Actually, Ms. Gomez, of Texas, has helped Mr. Bieber, of Canada, learn all about his adopted country. Justin, when you perform in Phoenix, remember to bring your papers.'”……………………………………………….
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