The series & assignment
This article is one in a series created by students in Mr. Alex Escamilla's journalism class at Southwest Community Campus. Students were asked to complete artwork and write an article regarding immigration issues in Grand Rapids, and America as a whole. Students worked with artist Reyna Garcia and Grandville Avenue Arts and Humanities to complete artwork that best showed their views on immigration.
For more information on the project and those involved, click here.
All artwork will be displayed in an upcoming art show, open to the public.
Users may vote, comment, share, or tweet these articles up until the art show. The student whose article and artwork receives the most votes, comments, shares, and tweets will receive a special Rapidian award.
Other articles by the same author
By Luis P.
It was one quiet afternoon in 2011 when ICE police knocked on Moises Corona's door. His wife, Angela Corona, opened the door. The police went in with flashlights and looked into every room for Moises. They found him sleeping. They then dropped him onto the floor where they handcuffed him.
The police officers took him and he never returned home again. After raising a family and working hard for a company in the United States for eleven years, he was sent back to Mexico.
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