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wet·back
[wet-bak]
NOUN [SLANG: EXTREMELY DISPARAGING AND OFFENSIVE.]
1.
a contemptuous term used to refer to a Mexican laborer who enters the U.S. illegally, as by wading the Rio Grande.
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Wetback (slur) - Wikipedia

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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 ...

Urban Dictionary: Wetback

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"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...

Wetback | Definition of Wetback by Merriam-Webster

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Define wetback: a Mexican who enters the U.S. illegally.

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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.

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May 28, 2013 ... White guy calls Mexicans "wetbacks"... dogpile ensues. Joe Schroeder. SubscribeSubscribedUnsubscribe 109109. Loading... Loading.

Donald Trump endorsed 'Operation Wetback' — but not by name ...

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Nov 11, 2015 ... "Wetbacks." In 1954, Eisenhower's attorney general, Herbert Brownell, expanded a Border Patrol effort to repatriate Mexicans who had entered ...

A short history of the politics of an ethnic slur - USA Today

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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 ...

Donald Trump, mass deportation, and the tragic history of Operation ...

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Nov 16, 2016 ... Operation Wetback was launched just as the racial underpinnings of our immigration policies began to be removed. Two years earlier, in 1952, ...