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

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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.

 

Speakers

  • Josefina Vázquez Mota

    Public Policy Scholar
    Economist and Former Presidential Candidate of the National Action Party, Mexico
  • Andrew Selee

    Former Executive Vice President and Senior Advisor to the Mexico Institute
    President, Migration Policy Institute