I live in Flushing, Queens, one of the largest Chinatowns in America. A couple years ago, a Chinese student studying here was raped and beaten to death by a Hispanic immigrant. It was very sad, not only because of the murder, but because it was very Kitty Genovese, and people saw the attack and heard her scream and didn`t call the police.
Steve provided a link to a story about the killing. It read:
Gui Hua Yu, mother of Yu Yao who was killed in a pipe assault, is carried out of the court room after seeing suspect Carlos Cruz in court.The mother of a Chinese immigrant slain in a brutal pipe attack two weeks ago had to be restrained when she tried to attack her daughter`s accused killer during a court appearance Tuesday."I want to kill that man!," Guihua Yu wailed repeatedly in her native Mandarin. "I want my daughter back!"Guihua, 55, tried to pull away by grabbing at a courthouse bench as state court officers moved in. [More]
The video clip below about Carlos Cruz’ sentencing doesn`t say anything about his immigration status until the very end, when ABC7 News reveals that he is an "illegal Mexican immigrant"—but his statement to the court is given in Spanish through an interpreter.Yu Yao was a LEGAL immigrant, studying at college. Here she is in a screenshot from CBS2 as an immigrant, posing in front of the Statue of Liberty:
At the sentencing, the New York Daily News did mention Cruz`s citizenship, but in a way that`s incredible in context (emphasis added):