Salvadorans Hope to Revise Town's Beloved 'First Migrant' Story / by Bear Guerra

The Guardian publishes Ruxandra's story from El Salvador, written with the support of Round Earth Media.

"In February 1967, a humble young cotton farmer left his home in south-eastern El Salvador and made his way to Washington DC, where he eventually found work as a dishwasher. Sigfredo Chávez’s odyssey was the first ripple of migration from the sleepy town of Intipucá to the US capital, a northwards tide that remains in full spate nearly 50 years later."

Read the full story here.