Mariachi music is a quintessential sound of Mexico. But in Mexico, it’s a style of folk music that’s never been taken all that seriously and certainly not among music educators. It’s considered bar music, unworthy of academic study. But it’s becoming different story just north of the border in Texas.
Immigrant rights advocates want their issue addressed by President Obama on Monday, establishing a path to citizenship for the estimated 11 million undocumented immigrants currently living and working in the United States.
Down in Texas, The World’s Jason Margolis sat in on a meeting of grassroots immigrant rights activists in Houston. http://ow.ly/gUqGm