Jorge Ramos: America Is ‘Our Country, Not Theirs’—‘And We Are Not Going to Leave’

 

Univision Senior News Anchor spoke to a Spanish speaking audience during “Premios lo Nuestro”, an awards show that was broadcast on Univision. Here is the text of his speech. 


JORGE RAMOS, SENIOR NEWS ANCHOR, UNIVISION

I am an immigrant, just like many of you. I am a proud Latino immigrant here in the United States. My name is Jorge Ramos, and I work at Univision and at the Fusion network. And you know exactly what is going on here in the United States. There are many people who do not want us to be here, and who want to create a wall in order to separate us. But you know what? This is also our country. Let me repeat this: OUR country, not theirs. It is our country. And we are not going to leave. We are nearly 60 million Latinos in the United States. And thanks to US, the United States eats, grows and, as we've seen today, sings and dances. So when they attack us, we already know what we are going to do. We are not going to sit down. We will not shut up. And we will not leave. That is what we are going to do.

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