air date: 12/08/16
In this episode of Overheard, actor Diane Guerrero talks about her new book In the Country We Love: My Family Divided. The book chronicles her childhood experience — the deportation of her undocumented parents at the age of 14.
Diane Guerrero is an actor on the hit shows Orange is the New Black and Jane the Virgin. She volunteers with the nonprofit Immigrant Legal Resource Center, as well as with Mi Familia Vota, an organization that promotes civic involvement. She has been named an Ambassador for Citizenship and Naturalization by the White House. Her first book, In the Country We Love, was released in 2016.