JOURNEYS HOME: PERSPECTIVES ON IMMIGRATION

This is a special feature, with the recording of the panel “Journeys Home: Perspectives on Immigration”, recorded at Heritage State Park Visitors Center on June 7th, 2017.

The panelists are: Attorney Megan Kludt, an immigration lawyer from Curran & Berger, LLP, in Northampton. Professor Raul Gutierrez, a local Professor of Spanish at Holyoke Community College and a Mexican immigrant. Marikler Giron-Toensmeier, Manager at the WayFinders office in Holyoke and an honoree of Immigrant Heritage Month. Lastly, Eduardo Samaniego, an undocumented immigrant who is attending Hampshire College and is working for the Pioneer Valley Workers Center in Northampton.

Mayor Alex Morse has partnered with Wistariahurst Museum to bring a month-long series of events to the City of Holyoke for Immigrant Heritage Month.

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