The Great Migration from El Salvador to Santa Cruz Series

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The Great Migration from El Salvador to Santa Cruz Series

On February 14th, 2017 Homeland Security and Immigrations and Customs Enforcement (ICE) raided El Salvadoran enclaves in Santa Cruz, California, terrorizing neighborhoods with flash bangs, low-flying helicopters with spotlights and armored vehicles. Following these raids I decided to explore the roots of Central American migration to Santa Cruz which began in the 1980’s as a direct result of the El Salvadoran civil war. My latest series, “The Great Migration-Central America to Santa Cruz” fictionalized the story of this migration.