In Olathe, Kan., a young man is dead; shot by a complete stranger. Witnesses say the suspect questioned engineers Srinivas Kuchibhotla and Alok Madasani about their visa status, then later told them to “get out of my country” before fatally shooting Kuchibhotla and wounding Madasani and another young white man who tried to stop him.
The day before Olathe, 39-year-old Deep Rai was shot in the arm while in his own driveway in suburban Seattle.
Rai, a Sikh, told police his masked assailant told him to go back to his homeland, then shot him.
The America in which I live not only welcomes immigrants, we know how much we need them. The American Century was possible because of such immigrants as Andrew Carnegie, Albert Einstein and I.M. Pei.
New American Economy Research reports that immigrants and first-generation Americans are responsible for 40 percent of Fortune 500 companies.
Read the full story from Canton Repository: “The Golden Door Swings Both Ways.”