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After having grown up in the United States as an undocumented immigrant, Rufino Santiz Díaz decided to go back to Mexico and now finds himself caught between two worlds, neither of which want him.

A human interest piece from The New York Times about Mexican immigrant workers in NYC at a Hot & Crusty location during the height of the Occupy Wall Street movement. These immigrant workers picketed their place of employment because of unfair treatment and successfully lobbied for union rights and employee benefits.

LIMBO from Eliot Rausch + Phos Pictures on Vimeo. A long video, but it’s worth your time. Award-winning Director Eliot Rausch partnered with Producer Mark Schwartz to give 3 undocumented immigrants in Los Angeles a video camera to record their lives. The 3 selected participants were then given instructions on how to use the cameras […]

LIMBO from Eliot Rausch + Phos Pictures on Vimeo. A long video, but it’s worth your time. Award-winning Director Eliot Rausch partnered with Producer Mark Schwartz to give 3 undocumented immigrants in Los Angeles a video camera to record their lives. The 3 selected participants were then given instructions on how to use the cameras […]

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Photo by Lee Grant When I lived in Melbourne, Australia, one thing that stuck out at me was the class differences and racial tension between Sudanese communities and their surrounding Australian natives. The Sudanese people are almost segregated into districts and at some places on a map, you can literally draw lines on particular streets […]