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Eileen Truax

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Eileen Truax is an awarded journalist with over 20 years of experience in Mexico and the United States.

Born in Mexico City, she moved to Los Angeles in 2004. She has covered immigration, politics and US-Mexico issues for different media both in Mexico and the US, such as La Opinión, Hoy Los Ángeles, Reforma and El Universal newspapers, and Proceso, Gatopardo and Newsweek en Español magazines, among others.

Her first book is “Dreamers, la lucha de una generación por su sueño americano” (Spanish, Oceáno, 2013), "Dreamers, an immigrant generation's fight for their American Dream" (English, Beacon Press, 2015). The book shed light on the situation faced by those young undocumented immigrants brought to the US by their parents when they were ver
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En algún sitio leí que este es un libro que retrata los vaivenes económicos de los últimos años en Estados Unidos, o una idea similar. Y sí, por momentos es un libro que, a través de las historias que ocurren en un edificio, de la historia del edific ...more
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