Host Maria Hinojosa talks with writer, Pilar Marrero about her new book, “Killing the American Dream: How Anti-Immigration Extremists are Destroying the Nation.” Marrero believes that in the past two decades the national debate on immigration has moved far to the right from a moderate position from both major parties.
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Pilar Marrero is a journalist who for 25 years has extensively covered the areas of city government, immigration and state and national politics. She works for La Opinión as a senior reporter and it’s a regular commentator for radio and television in both spanish and english media. She´s the author of “El Despertar del Sueño Americano” published by Penguing Books and now on sale. The english version of the book, Killing the American Dream, comes out October 2 published by Pallgrave McMillan. Marrero lives in Los Angeles. www.pilarmarrero.com