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Journalist and Author, Jessica Goudeau joins the podcast.
The welcoming and acceptance of immigrants and refugees has been central to America’s identity for centuries–yet America has periodically turned its back at the times of greatest humanitarian need. After the Last Border is an intimate look at the lives of two women as they struggle for the twenty-first century American dream, having won the “golden ticket” to settle as refugees in Austin, Texas. Beyond policy, beyond politics, what is the lived experiences of the people that are so often debated about. Jessica tells the story of the unwavering spirit of two.
Book: After the Last Border: Two Families and the Story of Refuge in America
Release: August 4, 2020