Watch it now! Noella Borie introduces her newest animation - the metaphysical and deeply moving experimental short Infinite Universe. 

THIS WEEK
 

 

 

 

“We think of music as the third language in this piece….” Jacinta Clusellas’s music and reflections on the creation of Azul Otra Vez.

Real People. Real Lives

Changing expectations through art: portraits and interviews with 16 immigrant women in New York: “You can never imagine where these women are coming from and what their stories are.”

One Undocumented Student’s Journey to Liberation.
“When I explore my identities through my writing, I am able to embrace myself…”



Stories from previous weeks:

Artist Jacqui Rêgo gets personal about love, sex, and the commodification of immigrant women in the age of Trump

"It was springtime. The sweet perfume of the wisteria dominated the whole street. I approached the house and climbed stairs that were covered by the wisteria in full bloom. The canopy was still intact. The grape- like flowers dangled from the canopy like lanterns..."

The continuing story of Betty Roque: "My arrival to this country was an odyssey completely different from what I imagined."


 

WHAT WE'RE READING  

 

 

WRITING FROM AROUND THE WEB

  • Illegal Immigration Does Not Increase Violent Crime, 4 Studies Show -NPR
     
  • ‘Dreamer,’ as a new lawyer, plans to focus her career on immigration -Boston Globe
     
  • What the legal process looks like for an immigrant child taken away from his parents -Washington Post
     
  • The Real Risk of Trump’s Dehumanization of Immigrants -The Atlantic
     
  • Immigrant will represent Utah at Miss USA pageant -Salt Lake Tribune
     
  • Trump on Abused Immigrant Children: "They're Not Innocent" -GQ
     
  • Another view: Immigrants who sacrificed for the United States -Naples Daily News
     
  • 'I'll be killed if I go back': Undocumented immigrant refuses to board flight -Chicago Tribune
     
  • Austin takes 'welcoming' to next level with immigrant entrepreneur program -Star Tribune
     
  • 2 Immigrants On What Patriotism Means To Them -NPR
     
  • Film explores Chinese Exclusion Act as US immigration 'DNA' -My San Antonio
     
  • Trump Administration Threatens Jail and Separating Children From Parents for Those Who Illegally Cross Southwest Border -NY Times
     
  • 7 Immigrant Service Members Who Perfectly Capture The Spirit Of Military Service -Task & Purpose