Immigrant Stories: Blog Posts

Immigrant Stories: Blog Posts

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Immigrant Stories: Joel Nava

Immigrant Stories: Joel Nava Joel Nava, who was born in 1959 in Mexico City, Mexico, grew up in a big family with 10 siblings.  Joel attended the Instituto Politecnico Nacional,…
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Congratulations to Angela Suarez, U.S. Citizen!

Congratulations to Angela Suarez, U.S. Citizen! Angela Suarez had given up much to move to the United States in 2014.  As a young educated professional in her native Colombia, she…

Immigrant Stories: Nara Vera

Immigrant Stories: Nara Vera Nara (right) working with a fellow student to learn new vocabulary and the verb “to be” during an early summer 2022 Conversational English class at BIIN.…
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Immigrant Stories: Isabel Noriega

Immigrant Stories: Isabel Noriega Meet Isabel Noriega. She has five children, one son and four daughters, all adults now. She and her family are from the state of Tamaulipas, Mexico,…
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Immigrant Stories: Anarela Mitchell

Immigrant Stories: Anarela Mitchell Meet Anarela Mitchell. Originally from Caracas, Venezuela, Anarela has been traveling back and forth for the last 30 years, but has been living in the United…
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Immigrant Stories: Mariana Fierro Olivares

Immigrant Stories: Mariana Fierro Olivares Mariana Fierro Olivares was born and spent much of her early life in Mexico City. She enjoyed living there, and recalls walking on the main…

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