Andres was born in Medellin, Colombia and moved to the United States with his family at the age of seven. He holds a B.A. in International Affairs from the University of Georgia and an M.A. from The New School. Andres loves studying languages and speaks English, Spanish, French, and Portuguese to varying degrees and is currently learning Mandarin Chinese. He has done extensive volunteer work, and he has participated in international internships in Porto, Portugal and Buenos Aires, Argentina. Andres currently resides in Atlanta, GA with his fiancé and newborn baby boy.
Last year, the U.S. Border Patrol detained nearly 450,000 illegal aliens along the Mexican border. The year before, 417 migrants were found dead in the desert or Rio Grande, their journeys circumscribed by harsh conditions. How many of these hundreds of thousands are children traveling solo? Which Way Home tells the story of the children who leave their families in hopes of a better life. Some will make it, some will not. Andres Zea reviews.