Program March 27 to discuss immigration policy

Journalist Juan González will discuss immigration policy in a public program at 7 p.m. March 27 in Old Main Chapel at Shippensburg University. 

The program, titled 

“Latinos and the Battle Over Immigration
 Policy in a Changing America,”

 is presented by the university’s Ethnic Studies Program. 

During his 35-year career, González has emerged as one of
 the country’s best-known and respected Latino journalists.

 He has been writing for the New York Daily News since 1987 and a co-host for the past 15 years of Democracy
Now, a daily morning news show that airs on more than 1,000 community and public radio and television
stations across the U.S. and Latin America. 

González is the author of four books: News for All the People: The Epic Story of Race and the America Media;
 Fallout: The Environmental Consequences of the World Trade Center Collapse; Harvest of Empire: A History of
Latinos in America; and Roll Down Your Window: Stories from a Forgotten America.


He is one of the original founders of National Association of Hispanic Journalists. Born in Puerto Rico, he
 was raised in East Harlem and Brooklyn, N.Y. He received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Columbia
 University and has been a visiting professor in public policy at Brooklyn College.


For more information, contact. Dr. Ana Moraña at