Yes, except that the people who committed the home invasion were radical extremists who planned to use the money to finance their militia operation that scapegoated Latino border crossers and for whom immigration became an excuse to commit any kind of atrocity. And of course, the lives of Brisenia, Junior, and Gina were all disposable to this gang because they were Hispanic. A week later, the same gang committed a home invasion robbery of a white couple and simply left them tied up and alive.
There's a very good book available about this case:
Chuckle. Yes, that David Duke-led Klan Border Watch of 1980 -- which just coincidentally resembled the Minuteman operation of April 2005 in many ways -- was just a figment of my imagination, created to sell books.
Here's an article that lays out the lineage pretty clearly:
Thanks for the nice review, Christine. I really came to love Tucson in my time there.
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