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The Beast: Riding the Rails and Dodging Narcos on the Migrant Trail

By El Salvadoran journalist and author Óscar Martínez. In the book he traces the routes of thousands of Central American migrants.

Wednesday, December 04, 2013
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
UCLA Downtown Labor Center
675 S. Park View St.
Los Angeles , CA 90057

The Beast: Riding the Rails and Dodging Narcos on the Migrant Trail by El Salvadoran journalist and author Óscar Martínez traces the routes thousands of Central American migrants take up through Mexico aboard the rusted-out freight trains known simply as La Bestia or the Beast, on their way to the United States.

Join immigrant rights leaders, experts, and community members on this important panel discussion about the issues impacting Central American immigrants in the U.S., those who get deported, and the efforts being made by immigrant rights advocates in the U.S.

Panelists: Óscar Martínez (Author) , Pablo Alvarado (NDLON) , Angela Sanbrano (CARECEN) , and Cristina Echeverria.


Nancy Gomez
310-825-4571
ngomez@international.ucla.edu

Download file: The-Beast-UCLA-Poster-2-0c-pts.pdf

Sponsor(s): , UCLA Labor Center, Red Nacional de Salvadoreños en el Exterior (RENASE), National Day Laborer Organizing Network (NDLON), Central American Resource Center (CARECEN), Institute for Transnational Social Change (ITSC), Dream Team Los Angeles (DTLA), UCLA Center for Mexican Studies, California Immigrant Youth Justice Alliance (CIYJA), Verso Books, Enfoque Latino, and Nuestra Voz of KPFK.

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