31 min

Politihoot - Pulitzer Prize Journalist Sonia Nazario on Immigration Politihoot

    • Comedy

Why would a child travel alone, over thousands of miles aboard the 'Death Train' from Central America to the US border?  Some lose their limbs, some never arrive - some come to find their missing mothers, some come to escape the violence in their towns.

Sonia Nazario, the Pulitzer Prize winning journalist, wanted to find out - and so she joined the children on top of the 'Death Train' , travelling with them in order to understand their story.  A harrowing and dangerous journey, she comes away from it with a workable answer to the problem of child immigrantion from Central America to the United States.  

Why would a child travel alone, over thousands of miles aboard the 'Death Train' from Central America to the US border?  Some lose their limbs, some never arrive - some come to find their missing mothers, some come to escape the violence in their towns.

Sonia Nazario, the Pulitzer Prize winning journalist, wanted to find out - and so she joined the children on top of the 'Death Train' , travelling with them in order to understand their story.  A harrowing and dangerous journey, she comes away from it with a workable answer to the problem of child immigrantion from Central America to the United States.  

31 min

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