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Job requirements seem unfair
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Editor, As a concerned citizen, I’m wondering why I have received information that a friend of mine applied for a construction job in this city, on a city project, that is being paid for with tax money. This applicant was refused employment because he did not speak Spanish.
I thought I lived in an American town in the United States of America. Now I find that if you do not speak Spanish, you are not employable. I find that the powers that be are preventing my friend from doing odd jobs in the construction field. Why? He does have a family to support, which I am sure that he could do — if only he spoke Spanish.
Copies of this letter will be sent to our elected officials, although I do not believe they care anymore than our in-house elected officials do.

— Robert Clark
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