Featuring special guest Valeria Luiselli, author of “Lost Children Archive” and “Tell Me How it Ends.”

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This week, Stories from the Border co-founder Meena Venkataramanan interviews Valeria Luiselli, an author and essayist who has chronicled the journeys of unaccompanied children from Central America to the United States in her 2017 essay, “Tell Me How It Ends” and her 2019 novel, “Lost Children Archive.” We talk about finding inspiration for her writing, how translation plays a role in her books, and what she imagines her future writing will look like. Produced and edited by Jess Eng.

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Featuring special guest Francisco Cantú, author of The Line Becomes A River and former U.S. Border Patrol agent.

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In this episode, former U.S. Border Patrol agent and author Francisco Cantú discusses his 2018 memoir, The Line Becomes A River: Dispatches from the Border. He grapples with his experiences in the force — including the harrowing and the heartbreaking — and, in turn, the important lessons he learned about the U.S.-Mexico border and systemic reform of the immigration system. Reporting by Stories from the Border co-founders Meena Venkataramanan and Vivekae Kim.

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Featuring special guests Angel Palazuelos, Reyna Montoya, and Dr. Tom Nerini.

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State law prohibits Arizona’s undocumented high school graduates from attending college as in-state students, making higher education unaffordable. We sat down with Angel Palazuelos, Reyna Montoya, and Dr. Tom Nerini to discuss in-state tuition access in Arizona. Reporting by Stories from the Border summer fellow Nikolas Kirk.

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Featuring special guest Professor Phil Torrey, Managing Attorney of the Harvard Immigration and Refugee Clinic and Director of the Harvard Crimmigration Clinic.

This week, Stories from the Border Summer Fellow, Julia Huesa, interviews Phil Torrey. Phil is the Managing Attorney of the Harvard Immigration and Refugee Clinical Program. The two talk about the historical context for crimmigration, his work with clients, and the impact of crimmigration during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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EDITORS’ NOTE

Hi everyone! We hope you are safe and healthy, wherever you happen to be. This is the twenty-second edition of The Borderline, Stories from the Border’s weekly newsletter on immigration and border issues. This is our curated summary of what we’ve been reading and working on throughout this summer. …

Bringing you the latest on immigration and border issues.

Our header artwork, designed by Christian Thorsberg.

EDITORS’ NOTE

Hi everyone! We hope you are safe and healthy, wherever you happen to be. This is the twenty-second edition of The Borderline, Stories from the Border’s weekly newsletter on immigration and border issues. This is our curated summary of what we’ve been reading and working on throughout this summer. …

Bringing you the latest on immigration and border issues.

Our header artwork, designed by Christian Thorsberg

EDITORS’ NOTE

Hi everyone! We hope you are safe and healthy, wherever you happen to be. This is the twenty-second edition of The Borderline, Stories from the Border’s weekly newsletter on immigration and border issues. This is our curated summary of what we’ve been reading and working on throughout this summer. …

Featuring special guest Professor John Morán González, director of the Center for Mexican American Studies at UT Austin.

This week, our producer Jess Eng interviews Professor John Morán González, who is an English professor at The University of Texas at Austin and the Director for the Center for Mexican American Studies. …

Featuring special guest Ana Puente Flores, immigration writer and scholar-activist.

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This week, we’re joined by Ana Puente Flores, an immigration writer and scholar-activist from Mexico City who is currently based in New York, for a conversation on immigration detention, art, and empowerment. …

Bringing you the latest on immigration and border issues

Our header artwork, designed by Christian Thorsberg.

EDITORS’ NOTE

Hi everyone! We hope you are safe and healthy, wherever you happen to be. This is the twenty-first edition of The Borderline, Stories from the Border’s weekly newsletter on immigration and border issues. This is our curated summary of what we’ve been reading and working on throughout this summer. …

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