EPCC alumni to speak on Mexican migration May 9

May 10, 2019



El Paso Community College will host award-winning journalist, former EPCC student and UTEP graduate, Alfredo Corchado for two discussions on the transformational Mexican immigration to the United States over the past three decades. 


The discussions are part of the EPCC's 50th Anniversary Celebration and Spring Arts Festival.

The May 9th discussion will be held in partnership with the Jenna Welch and Laura Bush Community Library at EPCC’s Northwest Campus. 



Alfredo Corchado will speak May 9 at the Northwest Campus.


The evening discussion is held in partnership with the El Paso Museum of History as part of El Paso Community College's 50th Anniversary exhibition which is currently on display.Both events are free and open to the public.


Again, the first discussion will be held on Thursday, May 9 at 11:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at the EPCC Northwest Campus Library 6701 South Desert Blvd. Then, the second discussion will be held the same day at 5:30-7:00 p.m. in the El Paso Museum of History 510 N. Santa Fe St.


Corchado is an award-winning journalist and Mexico-Border correspondent for the Dallas Morning News. 

Corchado is the author of two acclaimed books: Midnight in Mexico and Homelands: Four Friends, Two Countries and the Fate of the Great Mexican-American Migration. Corchado was also the first editor of EPCC’s student publication, Borderlands.


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