Huffington Post reports that Clifton Blackwell threw acid in Mahud Villalaz after calling him illegal. Blackwell could face up to 25 years in prison along with a $100,000 fine for this attack. The charges of hate crime and dangerous weapons could increase his sentence by five years each. The attack left Villalaz with second degree burns on his face.
This story comes from the Huffington post which is a left leaning news site. This story shows is very timely especially with immigration being such a hot topic these days. This story also draws human interest because it was an attack on an innocent man who happened to be a minority.