Congress is still shutdown. But that hasn’t stopped thousands of immigrants from gathering in Washington this month to protest thelack of comprehensive immigration reform.
This week, Sonic Trace partnered with To The Point to explore the
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Listen to the whole segment on To The Point or to Lizbeth’s story here …
One of our favorite parts got cut from the broadcast piece. Here is a snippet of a conversation that Lizbeth had with her mom, Maria, about their legal status.
Lizbeth arrived to the U.S. as a teen. We asked her what her process of assimilation to life in Los Angeles was like:
Lizbeth has been politically active for about a decade. At the beginning, she had a hard time telling her parents about the acts of civil disobedience that she participated in. For example, camping out in Sen. John McCain’s in a cap and
She talks about her parent’s reaction below:
Lizbeth left for Mexico three weeks before crossing the border at the Nogales Port of Entry. Her first stop while in Mexico was her native village in Oaxaca. She had not been back in 15 years. She talks about coming home … or was it home?