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"Meet powerhouse artist/activist Favianna Rodriguez — a leading voice in the movement of artists raising awareness about U.S. ...

Tuesday, December 2, 2014

Between 1917 & 1921 about 73,000 Mexican laborers were temporarily & conditionally admitted into the US "as a matter of war policy."


Comment by Glenn Robinson

The U.S. has a history of treating some groups as beasts of burden rather than fully human. People have families and want stability. (Im)migration policies should not be made only for the benefit of the dominant group. If a country needs more labor, that country should treat their new labor as fully human, with full dignity and respect.