Adweek chat with illustrator Edel Rodriguez at ADC judging. A report by Tim Nudd. Follow link to the original report for video interview.
Edel Rodriguez was just a kid when he fled Cuba and came to the U.S. as a refugee in the 1980s. So, it’s not too surprising how he reacted to President Trump’s proposed travel ban, intended to limit immigration from certain Muslim-majority countries.
“I started seeing little kids that were divided from their families, or traveling alone, or stuck at the airport,” Rodriguez told Adweek at judging for the ADC Annual Awards here in Bermuda this week.
“There was a story about a Muslim grandmother who was coming to the United States for an operation, and she couldn’t get into the country. It got me very angry because I was an immigrant myself when I was 9 years old. And I remember that idea of separating from…