The 9/11 Memorial and Museum will host a program highlighting victims who were undocumented immigrants

The 9/11 Memorial and Museum.

Photo by Dean Moses

Although 9/11 happened more than 21 years ago, there are still aspects to deconstruct regarding the tragic massive loss of human life that day. An estimated 67 of the 2,977 people who died on 9/11 are undocumented immigrants.

The 9/11 Memorial & Museum presents “Invisible Victims: 9/11 and Undocumented Immigrants” as part of their public programs initiative to share their stories and ensure that time does not erase their existence and their lives. The event will take place on October 20 at 6 p.m. at the 9/11 Memorial and Museum.

Dr. Sekou Siby worked at the Windows of the World restaurant on the North Tower on 9/11, where most of the victims of undocumented immigrants worked. He will share his story and experience with Alexandra Délano, associate professor of global studies at the New School.

Associate Professor of Political Science and Law at Montclair State UniversityBenjamin Nienass will also join the speakers to discuss the stories and history of deceased undocumented migrants, as well as the complex tangled processes behind proving the existence of these undocumented victims – ensuring that they will not be not left behind. conversation.

Tickets are free and can be registered at 911memorial.org. The event will also be broadcast live here.

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