California massacres heighten immigrants’ fears of U.S. gun violence

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Reuters

By Alexandra Ulmer, Tim Reid and Sharon Bernstein HALF MOON BAY/MONTEREY PARK, California (Reuters) -America was supposed to be a place of safety for Jose Romero when he arrived some two years ago to work on a California farm alongside other immigrants from Mexico and China. Romero was killed on Monday, shot dead by a gunman along with six other farm workers in Half Moon Bay, just south of San Francisco. Even in a nation all too familiar with gun violence, the shooting was stunning, coming just two days after another gunman opened fire at a ballroom in Monterey Park, an Asian American enclave …

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