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“America was built on immigrants.”
Do you know anyone who didn’t come over here from somewhere at some point? We’re willing to bet you dinner that you probably don’t. Like c’mon haters, come to terms with reality. America was built by immigrants, and it’s because of them that we’re lucky to call ourselves American. Don’t don’t believe it? Let these celebs school you in this video celebrating Immigration Heritage Month.
Frustrated about the xenophobic policies and rhetoric taking over the political sphere, Movement Against Xenophobia teamed up with these stars to launch I Am An Immigrant to give clueless people a much-needed wakeup call. All people living in the U.S., with the exception of indigenous people, are the products of immigrants — if not immigrants themselves. But let Rosario explain that. “People are like, ‘Well my family came over here on the Mayflower.’ And I’m like, ‘Exactly! Hello immigrant.'”
Right on, Rosario. Right on.