Jorge Narvaez is a father of two who became a YouTube star a few years ago after he and his 6-year-old daughter, Alexa, sang a rendition of “Home” that went viral. Now, Narvaez is back with another version with both adorable daughters and is using using his platform to speak out about his mother, Esther Alvarado, who is being detained in Arizona after she was denied re-entry into the US.
And now I’m crying in this coffee shop. You can sign the petition to bring Alvarado home here and support the family reunification efforts of the National Immigrant Youth Alliance and the Bring Them Home project. Transcript available here.
Maya Dusenbery is an Executive Director of Feministing.