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A US Immigration and Customs Enforcement officer walks past detained immigrants during a raid at a Mississippi chicken processing plant. US Department of Homeland Security/Immigration and Customs Enforcement.

Around 300 families were separated after the largest single-state raid in U.S. history last Wednesday in Mississippi, just days after a massive shooting in El Paso.

Nestor Armando Gil: 'Cubans alone, we are nothing. We have to act like a swarm”

 06/14/2018 - 03:13
Nestor Armando Gil has lived in Florida, North Carolina, Maine, and most recently Pennsylvania, where he teaches studio art at Lafayette College in Easton, PA. Photo: PAFA/Nestor Armando Gil

AL DÍA News spoke with Nestor Armando Gil, a Cuban-American artist who explores Latino cultural heritage through his installations and performances. His work will be exhibited at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (PAFA) in Philadelphia beginning June 30.