Pilar Marrero | KCET
Pilar Marrero is a journalist and author with long experience in covering social and political issues of the Latino community in the United States. She is the author of the book "Killing the American Dream," which chronicles the last 25 years of immigration policy mishaps in the United States and their consequences for the country´s economic future. The book was also published in Spanish by Penguin Books with the title “El Despertar del Sueño Americano.”
She also has taught journalism at UCLA Extension and Cal State Northridge and is currently covering the 2016 Presidential campaign for Impremedia, a company with media outlets in 15 markets across the U.S., including the flagship La Opinion Newspaper in Los Angeles.
Post date: 2018-07-17T12:00:04-07:00
The stocks of two of the largest private prison contractors skyrocketed in the month after President Trump’s inauguration and have continued to grow.
Post date: 2018-07-10T09:00:30-07:00
The demographic shift of the next few years is unstoppable and still misunderstood.
Post date: 2018-07-03T08:39:23-07:00
The Trump administration has been battling in the courts and on the streets against jurisdictions that call themselves "sanctuaries," arguing that they threaten the rule of law and allow criminal immigrants to roam free.
Post date: 2018-06-26T10:18:48-07:00
The current debate over immigration is reviving decades-old arguments about its economic effects, and whether more deportations or less legal immigration will produce more jobs or better wages in the United States.
Post date: 2018-06-19T08:56:20-07:00
The world is experiencing the most significant refugee crisis since World War II. One in every 113 people on the planet is now a refugee. Around the world, someone is displaced every three seconds, forced from home by violence, war or persecution.
Post date: 2018-06-12T08:01:24-07:00
Race and immigration have gone hand in hand since the beginning of the United States of America. Assimilation and the perceived ability of people from different races to achieve it were at the core of most of the immigration laws from the 1870s to 1960s.