Jean Guerrero is the author of CRUX: A Cross-Border Memoir, winner of the PEN/FUSION Emerging Writers prize. She is an Emmy-winning investigative immigration reporter for KPBS in San Diego; she contributes to NPR, PBS, PRI and other public media. Months before Trump’s family separations captured national attention, her reporting about the practice was cited by a Congressional inquiry. She also broke the story about deficiencies in border wall designs, using government documents obtained through FOIA. She started her career at the Wall Street Journal and Dow Jones Newswires as a commodities correspondent in Mexico City, trekking through mountains with coffee smugglers, opium poppy producers and maize farmers across Latin America. She was picked as one of San Diego’s “Best People” by the San Diego CityBeat. In her spare time, she surfs and rides horses.
“In the age of Trump, Guerrero is often the balanced voice of reason … when it comes to everything from the border wall to Tijuana drug tunnels.” -San Diego CityBeat
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