When I met immigrant rights activist Roberto Reveles on a blazing hot summer day in downtown Phoenix for an interview, he was wearing a shirt that said, “Do I look illegal?”
Check out the following video, which documents my travels with Humane Borders, a group that sends weekly volunteers to the Sonoran Desert to refill water jugs. Their mission is to prevent deaths in the desert. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S9uLY1ehjog
Today Stephen Colbert's congressional testimony shed light on the complexities of having migrant agricultural workers in the United States and some of the issues in the bipartisan AgJOBS bill. Referring to free market capitalism, he said, "Even the Invisible Hand doesn't want to pick beans." He advocated offering more visas to immigrants because he said he now understands why Americans aren't applying for these jobs.