“Enrique’s Journey” Brings Immigration into Perspective

July 14, 2014

We cannot have a meaningful conversation on immigration (or deportation) without understanding the full situation—not simply the rhetoric of “they’re illegal, and not supposed to be here.”

Sonia Nazario, LA times columnist, wrote a Pulitzer prize-winning column in 2002 titled “Enrique’s Journey,” which was later turned into a book. These pieces completely changed my mind on immigration, because for the first time I experienced it from the perspective of one of the children traveling from Honduras. 

Read the LA Time article here.

posted by Jennifer Newman

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