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Latino entrepreneurs respond to 'Taco Truck on every corner' comments

The comments are on the heels of Donald Trump's historic meeting with Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto. 9/02/16 (Sergio Avila / KSNV)

Paola Perez-Aguiar and her husband Noel just started a small catering business in Las Vegas called Flavor of Life.

They gave News 3 a demonstration of their cooking while talking politics.

Our topic, immigration, mainly the comments made by Marco Gutierrez, founder of Latinos for Trump.

"My culture is a very dominant culture, if you don't do something about it, you're going to end up with taco trucks on every corner," said Gutierrez.

Some may find it offensive, but Paola sees it as inspiration.

"It's a motivation because we can demonstrate we are not just tacos," said Perez-Aguiar.

The comments are on the heels of Donald Trump's historic meeting with Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto.

Trump says his immigration policy will focus on Americans.

"We will treat everyone with dignity respect and compassion but our greatest compassion will be for the American citizen," said Trump.

Jocelyn Sida is State Director of Mi Familia Vota, a group that focuses on registering people to vote, says the comments by Gutierrez were purposefully inflammatory.

"They're not speaking out of knowledge, they're not speaking about facts, they're not speaking coherently about any type of policy or realistic policy," said Sida.

Back in the kitchen, Noel and his wife say they're looking forward to the successful future of their growing business in the United States.

"Right now we are a small business, but we're thinking big. So we know in the future we will make jobs for this country," said Perez-Aguiar.

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