Interviewee

Name: Cynthia*, Place of origin: Oaxaca, Mexico Place of residence: Cincinnati, Ohio, Gender: female, Occupation: House cleaner *Name has been changed to protect identity

Date

2017-04-20

Abstract

One day I went to a talk about immigration at a church with four panelists, one of them was Marco. He talked about his experience as a DACA student, and it really impacted me. After the presentation, I approached Marco, I introduced myself, and since that day, we’ve been friends. I met Cynthia, the mom of Marco because of him. With the talk that Marco had done at the presentation I first attended, I had a bit of an idea of what his mom’s experience as an immigrant from Mexico had been. From the moment I met and introduced myself to Cynthia she made me feel very comfortable and gave off a good aura. Cynthia was a very simple and peaceful. She had jeans and a white shirt, and she had her hair in her pony tail. When I started asking her questions, I soon realized we had a lot in common. With every question I asked her, it felt like I was having more of a conversation with a friend rather than interviewing someone. I think this is the reason we talked for so long and one of the reasons why she opened up and told me about such profound and deep things.

Document Type

Interview

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