Border Stories: Immigration, Refuge, and Justice

11:30 am - 12:15 pm
Tuesday, November 10, 2020
Note: This is a bilingual Spanish-English conversation.

Jessica Goudeau (After the Last Border: Two Families and the Story of Refuge in America), Rosayra Pablo Cruz and Julie Schwietert Collazo (The Book of Rosy: A Mother's Story of Separation at the Border), and Francisco Cantú (TBF alum and contributor to anthology Dear America: Letters of Hope, Habitat, Defiance, and Democracy) gather to discuss the immigrant experience in the United States.
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  • Moderator: Julie Schwietert Collazo
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Rosayra Pablo Cruz, Julie Schwietert Collazo, Francisco Cantú, Jessica Goudeau, The Book of Rosy: A Mother's Story of Separation at the Border, , Dear America: Letters of Hope, Habitat, Defiance, and Democracy, After the Last Border: Two Families and the Story of Refuge in America

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