‘Migration Is Beautiful’ Artist Favianna Rodriguez Talks Immigrant Rights and Art’s

“Meet powerhouse artist/activist Favianna Rodriguez — a leading voice in the movement of artists raising awareness about U.S. immigration issues. – I am OTHER”

 

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Update 2: New Article in TruthOut About Guest! · Guest: A New Film About The Guestworker Program

Hi all! I recently wrote this article in Truth Out “Is A Safe And Legal Immigration System Possible?” featuring stories and background from Guest. Please give it a read and spread the word, we only have two weeks left to raise what we need to make Guest happen!Thank you, as always, for your support,LVD

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A border activist said “You are either a worker or a guest. You don’t have a guest in your house, then ask them to wash your dishes.”

During enslavement the workers were taken care of, although only like property, and only when not being beaten and raped.

Now that enslavement is over by law, the U.S. doesn’t want agricultural workers to even have citizenship.

#(im)migrantRights

#LatinosAreHuman

How Immigrants Helped Give Rick Perry His ‘Texas Miracle’

Via Scoop.itCommunityVillage

For much of his tenure as governor of Texas, Rick Perry’s record on immigration made him a darling of Latino Republicans.
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