Join the New York Civil Liberties Union for an evening of conversation with a Hudson Valley Dreamer and a former Border Patrol agent.
Laura Garcia, Hudson Valley Dreamer, Racial Justice Manager YWCA Orange County
Francisco Cantú, author of "The Line Becomes a River: Dispatches from the Border"
Cantú’s just published memoir tells the story of the author's four years as a U.S. Border Patrol agent in the southwest. It addresses the complex issues regarding our immigration policy in the southwest and our treatment of Mexicans desperate to leave their home country for the U.S.
Ralph Marash, Board Member Lower Hudson Valley Chapter, NYCLU
A Q&A and refreshments will follow the panel discussion. Francisco Cantú's "The Line Becomes a River: Dispatches from the Border" will be available for purchase. Admission is $10 and students get free admission with an ID.