Undocumented journalist calls for empathy

The Pulitzer prize-winning journalist spoke to a crowd of over 100 undergraduates, Law School students and New Haven residents in a Law School lecture room about his new campaign, “Define America.” He urged documented and undocumented people alike to “empathize” with each other’s circumstances and play active roles in reforming the way Americans think and talk about immigration…

 

 But he said the average American voter does not want to hear immigration talked about in empathetic terms. Still, he argued that Americans of all backgrounds have a responsibility and an obligation to open dialogue about immigration.

 

By Sophie Gould