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John Washington and Joe Meno discuss their new books
July 16 @ 6:30 pmFree
Between Everything and Nothing: The Journey of Seidu Mohammed and Razak Ayal and the Quest for Asylum (Counterpoint)
Long before their chance meeting at a Minneapolis bus station, Ghanaian asylum seekers Seidu Mohammed and Razak Iyal had already crossed half the world in search of a new home. Seidu, who identifies as bisexual, lived under constant threat of exposure and violence in a country where same-sex acts are illegal. Razak’s life was also threatened after corrupt officials contrived to steal his rightful inheritance.
The Dispossessed: A Story of Asylum at the U.S Border and Beyond (Verso)
The first comprehensive, in-depth book on the Trump administration’s assault on asylum protections.