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Connections: Discussing the conditions faced by migrants at the U.S.-Mexican border


What are conditions like for people who have migrated to the U.S.-Mexican border? That’s the question a group of local community members had as they traveled down to meet migrants, DREAMers, and deported veterans. They join us to share what they observed, and we discuss the broader issues related to the situation at the border.

In studio:

  • Rev. Ray Schellinger, American Baptist Churches Global Consultant for Immigrants and Refugees
  • Hannah Vickner Hough, immigration program director at the Legal Aid Society
  • Kirt Schutt, retired senior probation officer with the Monroe County Office of Probation/Community Corrections
Evan Dawson is the host of "Connections with Evan Dawson." He joined WXXI in January 2014 after working at 13WHAM-TV, where he served as morning news anchor. He was hired as a reporter for 13WHAM-TV in 2003 before being promoted to anchor in 2007.
Megan Mack is the executive producer of "Connections with Evan Dawson" and live/televised engagement programming.
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