Tag Archives: Durango

Nanny and Plant Lover (Mexico)

      My name is Lidia, (name changed) Mother of Leo. I am 45 years old but soon this year I will turn 46. My son asked me to do an interview for his homework because I am close to him and easy to talk to. First of all, I am an Immigrant from Mexico born and raised. I ... Read More »

Sacrifices

          …making sacrifices is also important to growing as a person, and becoming the best possible version of yourself. Maria was born in Durango Mexico. She was the youngest of 11 siblings, who all lived in a tiny pueblo on the outskirts of the city of Durango. They had very little money, and living far away ... Read More »

An Immigrant’s Story: Irma Nevarez (Mexico)

I was only 13 when I made a life-changing choice. All I was thinking about was all the pressure of my family depending on me. I was afraid. I was only a kid, after all; I felt like a porcupine at a balloon party. But all I knew was I needed to succeed and help the people I left behind ... Read More »

Patricia Diaz

  Patricia shares the immigration story of her parents and talks about the values her father stressed.  She is Executive Director of SIREN (Services, Immigrant Rights & Education Network). Read More »