NY lawyer threatens to call ICE on women for speaking Spanish

Lester Mason
May 17, 2018

Aaron Schlossberg, the Manhattan lawyer who achieved instant internet infamy for confronting Spanish-speaking people in a deli, gave $500 to Donald Trump's presidential campaign. If they have the balls to come here and live off of my money - I pay for their welfare.

The video showing a white man berating staff at the Fresh Kitchen restaurant in Midtown Manhattan was posted to Facebook Tuesday and has been viewed almost 3.5 million times.

By Wednesday, the the video had gone viral, with the original video being shared more than 60,000 times. Suarzo said in the post, referring to the man in the video.

The unidentified man can be heard saying things like "My guess is they're not documented", "I pay for their welfare", "the least they can do is speak English" and "I'm calling ICE".

In response to one of the women who mocked him off camera, the man apparently retorted that maybe she shouldn't eat the sandwich she was holding and should "take a break from the food".

To which he receives the well-earned response, "Maybe you should get hit by a auto, you piece of shit". "The Tip Line should not be used as an instrument to intimidate or harass", said Rachael Yong Yow, the spokeswoman for the NY field office of ICE. In the video, the man berates two females at the eatery for speaking Spanish.

With other customers telling him he's "f**ked up", Schlossberg ups the ante, going into a full-blown racist rant and threatening to call ICE. "Take a break from the food", the man says before walking away, to which the woman responds, "Maybe you should get hit by a auto, you piece of [expletive]!" "They're all New Yorkers and they're all welcome here". "This guy was really, really angry".

"This is America. Your staff should be speaking English, OK?" he added. "The least they can do, the least they can do is speak English". A 2011-2015 Census American Community Survey also projects Spanish speakers to be 25%, at 1.93 million.

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