Second-grader joins national movement declaring `immigrant rights are civil rights.' The issue of immigrant rights is an issue of human rights more than security. Those who emphasize security are part of the fear-mongering current, turn upside down statistics showing declining crime and divert the people.
Migration from Mexico is largely a result of unfair trade policies. Subsidized US corn forced millions off their farms. Speculation on corn caused the "tortilla crisis."
All people yearn for freedom and self-determination.
According to the neoliberal myth, higher profits would bring greater investments and more jobs. In truth, profits soar, investments fall and jobs become scarce and precarious. CEOs are called job-creators and workers cost-factors.
International law is based on self-determination and reparations. Because of structural adjustment (World Bank and IMF), deregulation, privatization and opening markets, communities were devastated. The US has become a symbol of fear instead of hope.
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