This Month's News in Immigration((Here we go again with the common myths:
Yeah, unaccompanied migrant children are dangerous. Give me a break.
At least they're trying to do something about it:
And today the Visa lottery opens. Oh joy:
What I don't like is that natives from Latin America and Canada are not eligible. They don't give a reason. Like I said before, lots of red tape in the system. You either qualify or you don't. Not sure why the Visa lottery this year won't be m
((Representing Race in Cartoons... Again))((People ask me all the time if Rolf is my favourite character from EEnE.
I'll be honest.
Rolf annoys me for a lot of reasons. I guess that's why he's not my fave character because there's too many flaws for me to excuse. Sure. Characters are not supposed to be perfect. They're more interesting and relatable if they're not. However, there are unforgiveable flaws with Rolf. As a modern day immigrant, some of his so-called ''quirks'' bother me on a personal level. It would be far worse if he were representing a specific racial group. Thank Lord Krishna that he's not. Still. He's a terrible terrible example for how foreigners SHOULD be represented in the media. He may not be an immigrant parody like Oskar Kokoshka from Hey Arnold! (y'know the Eastern European guy who is illiterate and lazy and relies on his American wife for his source of income... did I mention he's a con artist who has a gambling problem? He's pretty much the lazy immigrant stereotype), but in a way Rolf still is a
UNDOCUMENTEDI came to the United States when I was only 4 years old. I have 3 siblings, 2 of them are apart of the dream act , they have their ss and worker permit for a limited time. My parents are illegal immigrants, but my father has his drivers license which expires 2017 and we don’t know what is gonna happen after that. It was a miracle how he got his license back in 2007. My parents work as janitors because they can’t get better jobs because of their status. I’m almost 18 years old, I recently just graduated high school. I’m very depressed because I see kids going to school, getting jobs, cars etc and I am stuck in my life. I can’t work, I can’t do a thing without being afraid of being deported. I feel very low. It saddens me everyday I sit at home wishing my life was better.
10 Deviants Who Will Change the World
I joined my school newspaper so I had to write an article about art. I chose to display the works of some of my favorite deviantARTISTS. But instead of picking junk art, like fanart and tumblr art, I decided to hunt down some deviants I've been watching who spread powerful messages through visuals or words. I also wanted to pick artists that don't show up on the front page a lot…so the undiscovered talents of this site, if you will.
This is just my rough draft so it still needs an INTRO and a CONCLUSION and then the editor has to look at it before and make changes before it gets published in the university newspaper, but tell me what you think.
Know me!Know me.
Learn the odd little moments
The things I say.
When I talk in that weird little way.
The rest of the world keeps moving by,
never knowing me, or why
I sing in foreign tongue.
They pity me
but they do not understand the words
that I speak.
It seem that only I can see
this world was never meant for me,
as I move through in nothingness
you offer friendship, but none the less
you don't understand.
So take time,
Listen to my nervous rambles
in a strange lilt.
Believe me in what I say
when I tell about the strange way
that I came to be in this place
where I am ever out of place
and know no home.
So learn me
every moment that made me
See the scars that make me run
when you say something can't be done
and see the war that I must wage
and against my fear and all my rage
to find strength.
know the demons that torment
my very soul.
The shadows dancing in the dim
that take me back to the times when
I was strong enough to face the
world, back when I
My Body is a Cage</i>
((My voice has more strength today so I was able to sing as Rolf this time. Thanks Gabbie for the advice…I drank some tea and was able to get the raspiness out of my voice. Good news. I went to the doctor for a weigh in. I gained 4 pounds.
I'm still a skeleton but at least I'm gaining weight. And I'm feeling a bit better, and I'm able to speak more clearly instead of in whispers.))
What is allowed
Drawings, paintings, sculptures or any art featuring pro-immigration.
Literature, poetry, journals or any writings featuring pro-immigration.
Posters, manips, photo-manipulations and other graphic art featuring pro-immigration.
What is not allowed
Anti-immigration ANYTHING. This is a group, a safe haven for us without a voice to be heard. Anyone who does not support immigration or expresses hatred in any way, shape, or form is not welcome.
Stolen art will not be tolerated. Please only submit your own art.
That's it I think unless there's something I missed.
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