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Rostos da Migração (Faces of Migration)

Rostos da Migração (Faces of Migration) is a collaborative effort of Missão Paz, the Scalabrini center in São Paulo, and Maryknoll Lay Missioners conceived in response to Brazil’s changing social, economic, and political tumult in 2015. Multiple political groups capitalized on the societal unrest of the leading political party through nationalist rhetoric against the more accommodative immigration policy. The attacks were marked with xenophobia, and played to the worst fears in people:  Foreigners were depicted as