Media Roundtable: What It Means To Be Mexican In The United States Beyond The Politics | KALW

Media Roundtable: What It Means To Be Mexican In The United States Beyond The Politics

Oct 24, 2019


On this edition of Your Call’s Media Roundtable, we’ll have a conversation with Alfredo Corchado, Mexico City Bureau Chief for the Dallas Morning News, and author of Homelands: Four Friends, Two Countries, & the Fate of the Great Mexican-American Migration.

 

Homelands chronicles the story of Mexican immigration to the United States in the past 60 years, US immigration policy, and the devastating impacts of NAFTA on workers and farmers in Mexico.

Guest:

Alfredo Corchado, Mexico City Bureau Chief for the Dallas Morning News, and author of Homelands: Four Friends, Two Countries, & the Fate of the Great Mexican-American Migration

Web Resources:

The Dallas Morning News: Violence, economy worry many Mexicans, but they try to keep the faith in their populist president

Literary Hub: Life in the Borderlands, from Mexico to Hungary

The Guardian: US sends asylum seekers to Mexico’s border towns as it warns citizens of violence in region

The Washington Post: Trump administration testing rapid asylum review, deportation process in Texas