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Josefina Vázquez Mota: Book Presentation of The Dream that United the Border (El sueño que unió la frontera)

The Mexico Institute hosted a presentation of a book by Josefina Vázquez Mota, El sueño que unió la frontera: Mexicanos que triunfan en Estados Unidos (The Dream that United the Border: Mexicans who Triumph in United States).

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Mar. 4, 2014
9:00am – 10:30am

Location

6th Floor, Woodrow Wilson Center
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Josefina Vázquez Mota: Book Presentation of The Dream that United the Border (El sueño que unió la frontera)

The Mexico Institute hosted a presentation of a book by Josefina Vázquez Mota, El sueño que unió la frontera: Mexicanos que triunfan en Estados Unidos (The Dream that United the Border: Mexicans who Triumph in United States). Josefina Vázquez Mota was the first female presidential candidate for Mexico’s PAN (Partido Acción Nacional) party in 2012. Her book is an analysis of over 60 interviews she conducted with Mexican immigrants living in the United States. She presented the stories of young people, women, and men who are proudly Mexican but grateful for the opportunities that the United States has provided for them to achieve their dreams.

 


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Mexico Institute

The Mexico Institute seeks to improve understanding, communication, and cooperation between Mexico and the United States by promoting original research, encouraging public discussion, and proposing policy options for enhancing the bilateral relationship. A binational Advisory Board, chaired by Luis Téllez and Earl Anthony Wayne, oversees the work of the Mexico Institute.   Read more

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