Reevaluating the Border Mic

Today is the day that I normally publish a new episode of my podcast, the Border Mic. However, today’s episode will be a post instead about my thinking into the future of the podcast. When I launched the podcast earlier this year, I planned on doing a weekly podcast. I have completed eleven episodes so… Read More Reevaluating the Border Mic

Advertisements

Border Mic – Episode 8 – I Am a Legal Immigrant and I Fear ICE

I am a legal immigrant and I fear ICE. In today’s episode I discuss why abolishing ICE is the wrong debate. Instead, America should return to the three agencies it had before 9/11 – Immigration and Naturalization, Customs and Border Patrol. This would eliminate the call to abolish ICE and focus the debate on the… Read More Border Mic – Episode 8 – I Am a Legal Immigrant and I Fear ICE

Border Mic – Episode 7 – Being Mexican and Crossing the Border

Being a Mexican national and crossing the U.S.-México border is not simply having your papers in order. You have to think about being profiled and what steps to take to avoid being delayed at the crossing point because you fit a certain profile. In today’s episode I share with you what it was like to… Read More Border Mic – Episode 7 – Being Mexican and Crossing the Border

Border Mic – Episode 4 – Assimilate Into America by Speaking Spanish

In episode of number 4 of the Border Mic, I discuss the issue of speaking English in order to assimilate into America. The argument that to be an American you need to speak English misses a fundamental reality. That is that Spanish is as American as Apple Pie. Spanish is native to America. In the… Read More Border Mic – Episode 4 – Assimilate Into America by Speaking Spanish