immigration

El Examen Médico

February 20, 2017 // 0 Comments

Escrito Por: Yafrainy Familia Si solicitas una Green Card, hay algo de lo que no te salva nadie: el examen médico. Y esto, my dear ones, sí que es una cosa muy particular. [...]

Tongue Tied

September 19, 2016 // 0 Comments

Written By: Katherine Perez (Previously posted on the authors tumblr blog.)   On my first day of kindergarten I peed my pants. It was during recess right after lunch. [...]

A Strange Land

July 6, 2016 // 1 Comment

Written by: Amaris Castillo   Damaris Castillo was 14 when she arrived in New York City. “I found everything strange, ugly,” she recalls. “There were a lot of [...]

Al ser el guión

July 6, 2016 // 0 Comments

Escrito por: Rosemary Ferreira Crecí en las fronteras. No, no la gran frontera mexicano-americana del suroeste. Aunque esa frontera es tan importante como la mía, mis [...]

You Plan To Stay

July 6, 2016 // 0 Comments

Written by: Janet Arelis Quezada   The line is always longer when it separates you from your loved ones.  The longer you’ve been away from them—the more painfully [...]

Livin in Yunaire

February 5, 2016 // 0 Comments

Written By: Indhira Suero To be far away from my country —for the first time in my entire life— has made me see its virtues and faults. Now I understand all the friends [...]

Cuál Es Mi Patria?

September 22, 2015 // 0 Comments

Written by: Dairanys Grullon-Virgil As I remember the lyrics of Sonia Silvetre’s song–an interpretation of the poem by Pedro Mil, “Si alguien quiere saber cuál es [...]

The Story Of Our Arrival In 1972

August 13, 2015 // 0 Comments

By: Carmen Luisa Burgos Bautista In 1969, my father Luis Jose Herrera Burgos traveled to the United States for the first time to seek work and make a better life for his [...]

Ciudadanía

July 10, 2015 // 0 Comments

Written by: Sandy Placido The sneakers catch a glimmer of early-evening, late-summer light, giving the Adidas logo the heftiness of sunset. As I walk by—my own body cased [...]
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