I used to be a "good DREAMer," keeping my head down (as you recommend we do), never revealing to strangers I was undocumented and letting others speak for me. However, I came to realize that I am my most effective advocate.
Does he really mean to say that, in our working years, we help pay for the modest Social Security benefits received by the parents who fed, clothed, educated and housed us? What perfidy. What selfishness.
Cesar Chavez shined a national spotlight on the depressed wages and unbearable working conditions experienced by agricultural laborers in the 1960s. Still, today, too many farmworkers face similar conditions.