The Human Face of Immigration

March 11, 2015

For the unauthorized migrants who risk their lives and their freedom crossing the border from Mexico to the U.S., immigration reform is more than just a political debate. Too often, it’s a tragic personal story of separation, imprisonment and loss.

In a video conversation with Columbian College Dean Ben Vinson, Assistant Professor of Sociology Daniel E. Martínez takes a sobering look at the human face of immigration. His research casts a spotlight on the plight of unauthorized migrants, and the often staggering impact of border crossings on their own lives and that of their families.