Immigrant Stories: Blog Posts

Immigrant Stories: Blog Posts

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Immigrant stories: Yris Rodriguez

Immigrant stories: Yris Rodriguez Originally from Venezuela, Yris Rodriguez came to the United States 6 years ago, more specifically, in September 2015.  During those years, Venezuela had been going through…
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Immigrant stories: Alma Hernandez

Immigrant stories: Alma Hernandez Before immigrating to the United States, Alma Hernandez lived in San Luis Potosi, Mexico. She remembers it as a place of limited opportunities. Not only was…
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Immigrant Stories: Nereida Lopez

Immigrant Stories: Nereida Lopez Nereida Lopez attended college in Mexico, but was unable to find work in her field. Like many people who have come to the U.S. in search…
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Immigrant Stories: Maria Ruiz

Immigrant Stories: Maria Ruiz On November 16, 2021 Maria Ruiz successfully completed the most daunting and difficult part of the American citizenship process: the USCIS naturalization test. Fresh from passing…
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Immigrant stories: Josefa Contreras Cuevas

Immigrant stories: Josefa Contreras Cuevas Josefa Contreras Cuevas is one of the students in the Level 2 Conversational English classes at BIIN, but her story is quite unique and sets…
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Immigrant Stories: Rafael Sepulveda

Immigrant Stories: Rafael Sepulveda Rafael Sepulveda is one the faithful few that have been attending the level 3 conversational English classes at BIIN this fall, and his hard work and…

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