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Saturday, September 28 • 2:45pm - 3:45pm
2020 and the Border

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POLITICO’s Laura Barrón-López leads a discussion about how border and immigration policy and politics are shaping the 2020 landscape

Presented by and programmed in partnership with POLITICO.

This event is part of Open Congress, a free, open-to-the-public street festival held on Austin's historic Congress Ave. on Saturday, Sept. 28. RSVP to attend Open Congress here.

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Laura Barrón-López

National Political Reporter at POLITICO
Barrón-López covers House campaigns and the 2020 presidential race for POLITICO. Previously, she led the 2018 coverage of Democrats for the Washington Examiner, covering the DNC’s efforts to reform the power of superdelegates and traveling to competitive districts that propelled... Read More →

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Ana Maria Archila

Co-Executive Director of the Center for Popular Democracy
Archila heads the Center for Popular Democracy. She previously served as co-executive director of Make the Road New York and oversaw the group’s growth into one of the largest in New York City supporting initiatives on behalf of local communities. Archila is an immigrant from Colombia... Read More →
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Sylvia Garcia

U.S. Representative
Garcia, D-Houston, is currently serving her first term representing Texas’ 29th Congressional District, becoming the first Latina to represent the district. She sits on the House Judiciary and Financial Services committees. Garcia previously served in the Texas Senate. Before that... Read More →
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Ron Nirenberg

Mayor of San Antonio
Nirenberg was first elected mayor of San Antonio in 2017. He also serves as chair of Sister Cities International, a nonprofit organization that connects cities across the globe. Previously, Nirenberg served two terms on the San Antonio City Council, founded two small-businesses, was... Read More →

Saturday September 28, 2019 2:45pm - 3:45pm CDT