"It's narrowly drafted, and it's discriminatory," said Dr. Vinicio Madrigal, a Jefferson Parish physician and community leader who serves on the area's economic development commission.Madrigal
studied the ordinance and said it clearly aimed to outlaw taco trucks while permitting other street vendors.He
fired off an angry letter to the politicians and said he
got a call from one who chided him for siding with outsiders.
"I told him, I didn't know anyone when I got here either," said Madrigal
, a Costa Rican immigrant.