Nothing to apologize for if they were illegal aliens!
“Many still don’t know that under the guise of “American Jobs for Real Americans” and touting it as a panacea to end the high unemployment caused by the Depression, President Herbert Hoover and the federal government launched an aggressive anti-immigrant campaign together with local governments to “repatriate” people of Mexican descent, forcibly deporting scores of individuals. Although the exact number of Mexican Americans expelled from the U.S. is disputed and perhaps may be never known, most scholars put it at around 1 million. That was in the 1930s. The so-called Mexican Deportation was so swift, that hundred of thousands of the deportees were actual U.S. citizens.”