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A show about US immigration - and all things related - national identity, culture, family, and borders. And since the US is a country of immigrants: it’s you and I, us and them, telling our stories. Hosted by storytellers Nestor Gomez and Angel Ling, this is a podcast where we share stories, conversations, and commentary, to examine the historical and contemporary ideas, policies, and events that have forged national identity, community, and belonging in America. Immigration Stories with Nestor Gomez is a production of 80 Minutes Around the World Immigration Stories.

A show about US immigration - and all things related - national identity, culture, family, and borders. And since the US is a country of immigrants: it’s you and I, us and them, telling our stories. Hosted by storytellers Nestor Gomez and Angel Ling, this is a podcast where we share stories, conversations, and commentary, to examine the historical and contemporary ideas, policies, and events that have forged national identity, community, and belonging in America. Immigration Stories with Nestor Gomez is a production of 80 Minutes Around the World Immigration Stories.
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United States

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A show about US immigration - and all things related - national identity, culture, family, and borders. And since the US is a country of immigrants: it’s you and I, us and them, telling our stories. Hosted by storytellers Nestor Gomez and Angel Ling, this is a podcast where we share stories, conversations, and commentary, to examine the historical and contemporary ideas, policies, and events that have forged national identity, community, and belonging in America. Immigration Stories with Nestor Gomez is a production of 80 Minutes Around the World Immigration Stories.

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English


Episodes

Danny Forster on finding meaning and connection in his immigration story

8/13/2019
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New York City architect and storyteller Danny Forster connects with his immigration story, in his moment of grief and loss. Immigration Stories with Nestor Gomez podcast is a production of 80 Minutes Around the World Immigration Stories. Closing Credits Music is Cerises by Löhstana David, provided by Jamendo.

Duration:00:29:47

Martha Ruiz-Perilla on overcoming prejudice and inequality

8/6/2019
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New York City artist and storyteller Martha Ruiz-Perilla shares her immigration story to the United States as an au pair, before leaving for NYC to pursue her heart's calling. She reflects on prejudices she's confronted as an immigrant from Latin America. Immigration Stories with Nestor Gomez podcast is a production of 80 Minutes Around the World Immigration Stories. Closing Credits Music is Cerises by Löhstana David, provided by Jamendo.

Duration:00:29:33

Kristen Rader on empathy and understanding for those seeking shelter in the United States

7/30/2019
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Chicago based writer Kristen Rader shares her Spanish immigration story - generously opening our conversation on finding empathy for those seeking shelter and safety in the United States, while checking one's privilege. Immigration Stories with Nestor Gomez podcast is a production of 80 Minutes Around the World Immigration Stories. Closing Credits Music is Cerises by Löhstana David, provided by Jamendo.

Duration:00:32:13

Jitesh Jaggi on resistance based on love not hate

7/23/2019
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Chicago storyteller Jitesh Jaggi shares his funny and heartwarming story on his first encounter with winter in Chicago, bringing attention to the multitude of needs of the immigrant community. You can reach Jitesh by email jaggi.jitesh@gmail.com. Immigration Stories with Nestor Gomez podcast is a production of 80 Minutes Around the World Immigration Stories. Closing Credits Music is Cerises by Löhstana David, provided by Jamendo.

Duration:00:26:52

Michele Carlo as a fish out of agua

7/15/2019
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NYC storyteller Michele Carlo shares what it's like to grow up States-side redheaded Nuyorican. Immigration Stories with Nestor Gomez podcast is a production of 80 Minutes Around the World Immigration Stories. Closing Credits Music is Cerises by Löhstana David, provided by Jamendo.

Duration:00:30:04

David Hu on growing up between cultures & embracing America's favorite sandwich

7/9/2019
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Brooklyn-based storyteller David Hu talks honestly on race and trying to fit in, while growing up in the Bronx. Immigration Stories with Nestor Gomez podcast is a production of 80 Minutes Around the World Immigration Stories. Closing Credits Music is Cerises by Löhstana David, provided by Jamendo.

Duration:00:30:00

Robin Bady on unity and honor, over division and prejudice

7/2/2019
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As second generation American, NYC-based storyteller, Robin Bady shares her family's immigration story, as shared from her great uncle's diary. Robin also shares her views on anti-semitism and other types of discrimination in the United States. And as she poignantly notes, bridging groups and uniting families is a beautiful picture that America paints. Immigration Stories with Nestor Gomez podcast is a production of 80 Minutes Around the World Immigration Stories. Closing Credits Music is...

Duration:00:30:35

Nimisha Ladva on the border that divides us

6/24/2019
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In this episode, Philadelphia based storyteller Nimisha Ladva talks honestly about race in the United States, and as it relates to the immigrant community. Immigration Stories with Nestor Gomez podcast is a production of 80 Minutes Around the World Immigration Stories. Closing Credits Music is Cerises by Löhstana David, provided by Jamendo.

Duration:00:29:24

Immigration Stories Podcast coming Summer 2019

6/20/2019
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Coming June 2019, Immigration Stories with Nestor Gomez podcast brings listeners stories from 80 Minutes Around the World Immigration Stories storytelling show. Hosted by storytellers Nestor Gomez and Angel Ling, this is a podcast where we share stories, conversations, and commentary, to examine the historical and contemporary ideas, policies, and events that have forged national identity, community, and belonging in America. Art work by Bryan Berlin. Music is Cerises by Löhstana...

Duration:00:02:31