Covering the Border and Asylum from a Bilingual, Bicultural Perspective

Tuesday, April 9, 2019, 1:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Photo of woman holding baby next to fence on U.S.-Mexico border
Top U.S. and Mexico immigration reporters participate in three panel discussions on topics involving the importance of reporting immigration from a bicultural perspective. Free.
J. Paul Leonard Library, Room 121
Journalism Department, Latin American Studies Program
Lourdes Cárdenas
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“Immigration is one of the most important issues in the United States right now,” says Lourdes Cárdenas, assistant professor of Journalism at San Francisco State University and the co-organizer of the conference. “As journalism professors, we need to provide our students with more tools to cover this topic.”


  • Monica Campbell, senior radio reporter, The World
  • Frank Contreras, Mexico City correspondent, China Global Television
  • Alfredo Corchado, Mexico border correspondent, Dallas Morning News
  • Rocio Esquivel, Committee in Solidarity with the People of El Salvador
  • Angela Kocherga, immigration reporter, Albuquerque Journal; contributor, PBS NewsHour
  • Gabriela Martinez, Tijuana correspondent, El Universal
  • Samuel Orozco, director, Radio Bilingüe
  • Diana Otero, representative, Catholic Charities of San Francisco
  • Anita Snow, senior reporter, Associated Press
  • Dianne Solis, former immigration reporter, Dallas Morning News
  • Alexis Terrazas, editor in-chief, El Tecolote


Photo by Daniel Arauz