A Non-Profit Art Blog Supporting Immigrant Rights

Stories from drivers & passengers of Uber, Lyft and Taxis, illustrated by artists from all over the world

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Aleksey: Santa Monica, CA.

"She loves him. Maybe, if I help him, she'll love me too.”


Humit: Istanbul, Turkey

"It's my home. I don't know. Wouldn't you stay?"


Miguel, Deported: Guadalajara, Mexico

"He was always in a hurry."


Ethel: San Diego, CA.

“You have to sing it like you mean it”


Illustrated by Loraine Yow

Tears of Terror

"She raised her hands to surrender."


Illustrated by Paula Vrinceanu

Naonka: Los Angeles, CA.

“The KKK called me a 'Porch Monkey' on their website."


Emal from Afghanistan: Austin, Texas

"I'm not going to hide where I'm from."


Salma: Long Beach, California

“She’s too old; her hands shake too much.”


Illustrated by Alexandra Burda

Disability

"Today, my driver was deaf, and mute."


Siraj: Denver, Colorado

“Buddy, did we go to high school together?”


Illustrated by Alexandra Burda

Janak: Redwood City, CA

"I'm from the plains. The plains of Nepal."


Sketch of Manuel: Atlanta, GA by Annie Haines

Manuel: Atlanta, Georgia

“He tried to kill me, and I hugged him.”


Illustrated by Cintia Troitiño

Rahiman: Phoenix, Arizona

“I don’t want our children to have to move to Mars or wherever!”


Illustrated by Iris Hopp

Music of Lyft – SF Bay Area, CA.

"All songs are about the same things, after all..."


Illustrated by Courtney Zell

Sandra: Fort Lauderdale, FL

"I came at those steaks with a blowtorch!"


Illustrated by Iris Hopp

Aurora: San Diego, California

"I'm gonna teach her how to love..."


Andrei: Copenhagen, Denmark

“I love Denmark. This is a great country!”


Fathi: Paris, France

"We have a new baby. I can't just strike for days and days."


Daniel and Me: Singapore

"No one there now..."


Samuel: Chicago, Illinois

“I deliver pizza sometimes now too.”


Julián: Los Angeles, California

“I don’t trust anyone.”


Muhammad: New York, New York

"I think she's going to be a doctor."


Fayeda: Marina del Rey, CA

"He's my son. I will raise him, not her."


Fayzan: Paris, France

"Je suis zen. Tout à fait zen."


Illustrated by Iris Hopp

Julio: Miami, Florida

“Hip Hop saved me.”


Illustrated by Loraine Yow

A Lyft Love Poem

"I saw you, and I knew. And I think, you knew too."