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Eileen Truax

Mexican journalist, for almost two decades she lived in the United States, where she specialized in covering migration and politics. She has covered four presidential elections in that country and written in media such as The Washington Post, Vice, El Universal (Mexico), or 5W, among others. She has published three journalistic books with editions in English and Spanish: Dreamers, la lucha de una generación por su sueño americano (Océano, 2013), Mexicanos al grito de Trump (Planeta México, 2017) and El muro que ya existe. Las puertas cerradas de Estados Unidos (HaperCollins, 2019), where she exposes the U.S. government's violations of the international right to asylum through bureaucratic mechanisms that operate as a de facto wall for the legal entry of refugees into the country. Her texts have been included in eight other collective books, and she is editor of Una Lucha compartida (Editorial Resistencia, 2022), a biographical text on feminist activist Lucha Castro. Content director of the International Congress of Migration Journalism, she is also a fellow of the Knight-Wallace for Journalists program at the University of Michigan (2020) and a life member of the National Association of Hispanic Journalists of the United States. She currently lives in Barcelona, where she is a doctoral candidate in Media, Communication and Culture at the Autonomous University of Barcelona (UAB) and teaches in the Master's Program in Literary Journalism and the StudyAbroad Program (UAB).

Update: 15 January 2024

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Presentation of issue 8 of 5W magazine

Has participated in

Javier Zamora and Eileen Truax

Memories of an impossible journey

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Presentation of issue 8 of 5W magazine