100+ Artists Call for Immigration Reform

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From comedian Margaret Cho to writer Junot Díaz, more than 100 artists signed a letter on Tuesday in support of reform:

“As members of the creative community, we are committed to seeing and showing the humanity of the immigrant story. Through music, theater, visual art, literature, film, television, dance, and other genres, immigrant and refugee artists have defined and redefined our American culture and history. They help renew our national story.”

The statement appears on MigrationIsBeautiful.com, a collaboration between several social justice and art groups. The site features images of butterflies, and urges people to share them on social networking sites and to create their own images.

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