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Interview with a Second Generation Female Mexican Immigrant
Telling to Live: The Immigrant Experience in a Global Suburb
  • Lisa Roy-Davis, Collin College
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Oral History
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Female immigrant from Mexico who immigrated to America in her mother's womb. Discusses her families experiences as illegal immigrants first in Chicago and later in the Fort Worth area. She also discusses how the Amnesty law changed her and her families lives. Similarly she discusses her struggles with both cultural or family issues and financial issues of obtaining her Master's of Fine Arts in photography. She also relates her experiences photographing her family and the Mexican culture in America for her class photography projects. Furthermore she discusses the culture clashes she experienced marrying someone outside her parent's religion. She also describes how her opinions and beliefs changed from being exposed to cultures other than her own.


Audio has been edited to remove pauses and enhance clarity. Copyright 2007. Collin County Community College. All Rights Reserved. Permission to Publish.

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Lisa Roy-Davis. "Interview with a Second Generation Female Mexican Immigrant" (2007)
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