I live south of the Rabbi and he has nailed it on the head except for one major point: the Latino attitude toward coruption. It's totally Third World in south TX. You will not like that part, I assure you. Here's an idea:
It is unfathomable to the extent that south TX has been built on narco $$. The Local gov't is a joke. Too many Latinos want to live with a foot in either world.