MFA in Creative Writing Candidate, Siavash Saadlou '17 on NPR's Forum


 

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President Donald Trump’s sweeping executive order on immigration sparked protests at San Francisco International Airport and around the country this weekend. We’ll get the latest on the legal battle over the order, which suspended immigration from seven predominantly Muslim countries and hear from local people affected by the bans.

Guests:
Alan Gomez, immigration reporter, USA Today
Zahra Billoo, executive director, The Council on American-Islamic Relations San Francisco Bay Area
Jennifer Change Newell, senior staff attorney, Immigrants; Rights Project, ACLU
Anonymous, Bay Area-based academic
Siavash Saadlou, graduate student, St. Mary's College

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Siavash Saadlou, Creative Nonfiction '17
Born in 1988 in Iran, Siavash is a writer, literary translator, interpreter, journalist, and ESL professor. A teaching fellow at Saint Mary’s College, Siavash has studied BA Journalism and MA Creative Writing at City University London.

Date of Mention: 
Monday, January 30, 2017