Univision, Telemundo Freak Out Over SCOTUS’ ‘Public Cost’ Resolution

The nation’s Spanish-language networks by no means waste a chance to remind us that, it doesn’t matter what else could also be happening, immigration is the at the beginning issue- each in protection and in significance to their enterprise pursuits. The newest occasion of those biases on show comes by way of the community’s protection of the Supreme Courtroom resolution permitting the Trump Administration’s “public cost” coverage to proceed. 

Watch how each Univision and Telemundo lined SCOTUS’ resolution over a two-day interval: with plenty of outrage, and hype worthy of Armageddon:   



JOSE DIAZ-BALART: The Supreme Courtroom dealt A HEAVY BLOW TO THE IMMIGRANT COMMUNITY by supporting the general public cost rule

MARIA CELESTE ARRARAS: The U.S. Supreme Courtroom gave the go-ahead to President Trump’s HIGHLY CONTROVERSIAL AND CRITICIZED public cost rule

DIAZ-BALART: The Supreme Courtroom provides inexperienced gentle to the CONTROVERSIAL resolution by the Trump Administration

LUIS MEGID: However the Supreme Courtroom’s resolution permits the Trump Administration to implement its CONTROVERSIAL public cost coverage

JORGE RAMOS: California authorities stated immediately that the enforcement of the general public cost rule would have DEVASTATING results on many immigrants

CRISTINA LONDOÑO: The Supreme Courtroom’s resolution was A PERSONAL BLOW to Gustavo Hernandez.

JESSICA CARRILLO: A SEVERE BLOW to the immigrant neighborhood throughout the nation.

DIAZ-BALART: One other BLOW to immigrants

CARRILLO: The THREAT is to 1000’s of immigrants

CRISTINA LONDOÑO: Whereas the Trump administration celebrates the choice,

ACTIVIST: Trump is utilizing FEAR AND TERROR in our communities 

LONDOÑO: Professional-immigrant advocates remind that the one strategy to cease these measures is at THE BALLOT BOX

Discover the choice of phrases repeated again and again in order to persuade the viewers of their judgement in regards to the ruling: HEAVY BLOW, CONTROVERSIAL AND CRITICAL, SEVERE BLOW, BLOW, THREAT, FEAR and TERROR.

Truly, those dealing the Hispanic neighborhood a “SEVERE BLOW of FEAR and TERROR” have been Univision and Telemundo. However some throughout the neighborhood appear to have missed the memo. In a single occasion, for instance, Telemundo correspondent Cristina Londoño interviewed a younger Latino by the title of Gustavo Hernández, talked about above. Regardless of her insistence that Mr. Hernandez painting himself as a sufferer, he stated he did not imagine in asking the federal government for assist, and that he would slightly work for his advantages. 

As is widespread apply in each of the nation’s main Spanish-speaking networks, the occasion was closely biased to the purpose of not together with an opposing view that will have calmly defined that the federal immigration regulation applies solely to those that have been on public help (to incorporate such gadgets as well being care, money help, meals stamps or housing help) for greater than 12 months over a three-year interval. Elements like age, funds and dealing historical past even have a task in figuring out whether or not a noncitizen is or may change into a public cost sooner or later.

The cherry on high of the protection granted the information of the general public cost rule, nevertheless, was Telemundo correspondent Cristina Londoño, who unabashedly made a political announcement, looking for to show all that outrage right into a political commodity: 

“Professional-immigrant advocates remind that the one strategy to cease these measures is at THE BALLOT BOX.

A stark reminder that on the home Spanish-language networks immigration grievance is first, foremost, and finally, finest for enterprise.

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