SXSW moves to extinguish backlash over ‘anti-foreigner’ contracts

South By Southwest is making changes to artist performance agreements after the recent uproar over the implication that foreigners performing at the festival could be reported to immigration authorities.
With the 31st edition of the annual Austin festival set to begin Friday, organizers said Tuesday that they would alter the wording for the agreements beginning in 2018, removing the portion that said artists from other countries could be reported to immigration authorities if they "have acted in…

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