Wetback is a derogatory term used in the United States to refer to foreign citizens
living in the U.S., most commonly Mexicans. The word mostly targets illegal ...
"Wetback is a derogatory term used to describe Mexicans who have immigrated
illegally to the United States by swimming or wading across the Rio Gra...
offensive —used as an insulting and contemptuous term for a Mexican who
enters the U.S. illegally. See wetback defined for English-language learners.
Wetback definition, a contemptuous term used to refer to a Mexican laborer who
enters the U.S. illegally, as by wading the Rio Grande. See more.
Nov 11, 2015 ... "Wetbacks." In 1954, Eisenhower's attorney general, Herbert Brownell, expanded
a Border Patrol effort to repatriate Mexicans who had entered ...
Mar 29, 2013 ... Critics say the term wetback — which refers to workers who came to the United
States by swimming across the Rio Grande — has never been ...
Nov 11, 2015 ... When Eisenhower took over, his immigration commissioner unveiled "Operation
Wetback," a short-lived, military-style operation that the ...
Nov 11, 2015 ... During last's night appalling mockery of a “debate”, Donald Trump used the stage
to once again spew the xenophobic hate-speech he is so ...
Apr 11, 2013 ... Alaska Congressman Don Young (R-AK) referred to Mexican farm workers as “
wetbacks.” in a recent radio interview on KRBD-FM (Ketchikan, ...
Apr 3, 2013 ... KQED News report from September 25th 1972 featuring an interview with Cesar
Chavez, in which he explains that legitimate strikes by ...