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Watch Becky G Breaks Down In Tears When She Retells Her Family’s Immigration Story

“The immigration system can be bettered, or made a bit more efficient, or more effective for more people. All these things factor into why I’m voting.” – Becky G.

Watch this emotional episode about her family’s journey into the U.S. now: vevo.com/whyivote

Posted by Vevo on Friday, October 21, 2016

For Becky G, the immigration debate is personal.

Becky G is like many young Latinos in America. She is the product of immigration and she wears that like a badge of honor, as one should. That’s why Becky G wants to you to go out and vote. The way you vote this election, according to Becky G, could mean a world of a difference for mixed-immigration status families all over the country.

“The immigration system can be bettered, or made a bit more efficient, or more effective for more people,” Becky G said in the video. “All these things factor into why I’m voting.”

During the video, Becky G’s abuelito shares the emotional story of when he first came across the border in the trunk of a car.

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His determination to make it to the U.S. was because he wanted what most immigrants want: a chance for a better life.

“I look at my grandpa’s hands, it makes me very emotional because the bravery, the strength, the belief that they carried within them just wanting better for his family…”

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Join Becky G today and make sure you use your voice and vote.

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READ: Becky G Hosted The Most Relatable Twitter Q&A You’ll Ever See

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These Politically Woke High Schoolers In Phoenix Should Scare Arizona Republicans

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These Politically Woke High Schoolers In Phoenix Should Scare Arizona Republicans

The Kids Are Alright.


One of the biggest national stories from the last couple of days was Latinos in Nevada and Florida coming out to vote early with a vengeance. That, apparently, was only the beginning. Students at Maryvale and North High Schools in Phoenix, Ariz., have walked out of class to canvass local neighborhoods to get out the vote against Donald Trump and Joe Arpaio, the Maricopa County Sheriff who has spent his entire political career violating the civil rights of Latinos in Arizona. (So much so that he was recently indicted for criminal contempt after refusing to follow the law.)

This is a developing story and we’ll be updating accordingly, but this is yet another example of Latinos flexing their might and letting our presence known.


READ: This Playlist Will Get You Through Your Election Day Angst

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