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Mariachis of The World Unite
Mariachis were just declared a patrimony of the world by UNESCO. Mariachis in LA are protesting exploitative wages and calling for immigration reform.
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Mariachi Arturo Ramírez at La Plaza del Mariachi in the Boyle Heights neighborhood of Los Angeles. Mariachis and Boyle Heights community leaders gathered for a press conference to announce a march and boycott on Dec. 12 to protest the growing exploitation mariachis and to call for immigration reform.

(Meaghan Murphy)

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Immigration attorney Don Justin Jones at La Plaza del Mariachi in the Boyle Heights neighborhood of Los Angeles. Mariachis and Boyle Heights community leaders gathered for a press conference to announce a march and boycott on Dec. 12 to protest the growing exploitation mariachis and to call for immigration reform.

(Meaghan Murphy)

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Restaurant near La Plaza del Mariachi in the Boyle Heights neighborhood of Los Angeles. Mariachis earn their living playing in public spaces and at private functions across the city. 

(Meaghan Murphy)

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Mural near La Plaza del Mariachi in the Boyle Heights neighborhood of Los Angeles. Mariachis earn their living playing in public spaces and at private functions across the city. 

(Meaghan Murphy)

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Subway entrance at La Plaza del Mariachi in the Boyle Heights neighborhood of Los Angeles. Mariachis earn their living playing in public spaces and at private functions across the city. 

(Meaghan Murphy)

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Subway sign at La Plaza del Maraiachi in the Boyle Heights neighborhood of Los Angeles. Mariachis earn their living playing in public spaces and at private functions across the city. 

(Meaghan Murphy)

Mariachis of The World Unite

Mariachis were just declared a patrimony of the world by UNESCO. Mariachis in LA are protesting exploitative wages and calling for immigration reform.

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