Nov 5, 2018
Martine Kalaw is an author, speaker, and commentator on the human aspect of current immigration laws and policies. Her novel, Illegal Among Us, recounts her journey of going from a seven-year battle in deportation proceedings without a family or a country, to a senior level executive with an advanced degree, a father and U.S. citizenship. Martine was a featured speaker on immigration reform at various forums and rallies, such as Senator McCain’s Town Hall Rally on Immigration in New York City in February 2006. Her story has also appeared on television, editorials in newspapers, and publications such as ABC News Channel 7 and The New York Sun.