Dust Devil 

Making Human Beings Inhuman


Making Human Beings Inhuman

First they are "pollos". Chickens. Then they are "illegals", just so much contraband, or "aliens", strange creatures from another place, to be feared. Even "immigrant" incites, outsiders, "foreigners" who take our jobs – in a land that was once theirs. In Federal Court they become "criminals" – detained, chained. Yet they endure. Never deterred from their search for family, a better life. They are migrants who want to move freely without fear.

—Laura Martinez


Comments (2)

Showing 1-2 of 2

Add a comment

Subscribe to this thread:
Showing 1-2 of 2

Add a comment

Readers also liked…

The Range

Laughing Stock: Holly Jolly Edition

Hello, Winter! Tips For Surviving Tonight's Big Chill

It's Going to Be an Education Election in Arizona

More »

Latest in Dust Devils

Most Commented On

Facebook Activity

© 2017 Tucson Weekly | 7225 Mona Lisa Rd. Ste. 125, Tucson AZ 85741 | (520) 797-4384 | Powered by Foundation