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Andres Useche

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Andrés Useche is an award-winning Colombian American writer, film director, graphic artist, singer-songwriter and activist.

In 2008, in support of Sen. Barack Obama's presidential campaign, Useche wrote, performed and co-directed in the viral video "Si Se Puede Cambiar".

In response to the passing of Arizona SB 1070, Andres Useche wrote and recorded the song "Marching into the Light". On May 19, 2010 he traveled to Phoenix, performing the song and joining marches protesting the law. Images from the rallies and subsequent travels around the country appear in the music video for Marching into the Light

Andres continued pushing for immigration reform in the United States and wrote the song "Dream to Belong" in direct support of the DREAM Act.