Ronald Reagan had the answer to the border crisis. It was simple and effective. Today’s podcast explains Reagan’s border vision and why it would immediately solve the border crisis and protect America.
In today’s podcast I share with you how easy it was for me to become an “illegal immigrant” simply for meeting my friends for drinks. No, it has nothing to do with DUI/DWI and everything to do with the complexities of the American immigration system.
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 … Continue reading Border Mic – Episode 8 – I Am a Legal Immigrant and I Fear ICE →
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 … Continue reading Border Mic – Episode 7 – Being Mexican And Crossing the Border →
You speak English! I will never forget the face my date made as soon as she realized that I was not an American. Worse, I am a Mexican citizen. Check out my latest podcast on the politics of the border. In episode 6 I talk about assimilation from the point of view of a Fronterizo, … Continue reading Border Mic- Episode 6 – You Speak English! →
Donald Trump loves to channel Ronald Reagan as a strong president. The Republicans believe Ronald Reagan was one of the best presidents. Guess what? I think Ronald Reagan was one of the best American presidents. Ronald Reagan wanted open borders. Ronald Reagan believed in immigrants and Mexicans. In today’s podcast I talk about why Ronald … Continue reading Border Mic – Episode 5 – Ronald Reagan Wanted Open Borders →
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 … Continue reading Border Mic – Episode 4 – Assimilate Into America by Speaking Spanish →
Welcome to episode three of the Border Mic. In this episode I share with you the story of when a bar in El Paso, Texas – Aceitunas, would not let me enter with my friends because I was too Mexican. I wasn’t discriminated against because of my brown skin, after all El Paso is about … Continue reading Border Mic – Episode 3 – I Was Too Mexican for Aceitunas in El Paso →
In episode two of the Border Mic we discuss answering a simple question, will the wall solve the drug crisis in America? It is a simple question that deserves an answer. Listen in for the answer. It might surprise you.
In the first episode of the Border Mic I discuss the dangers of the U.S.-México border. There are many dangers including environmental, health, drugs and terrorism. Since the country is awash with the dangers of the border by unknown terrorists crossing into America, I though it be the perfect way to start off the podcast. … Continue reading Border Mic – Episode One →
Hola, and welcome to the launch of my podcast. The border is the hot topic of the nation. Everyone thinks they know the border. Many talk about the border. But how many have lived the border? Of those, how many are immigrants. I spent decades on the border. I lived on the border for almost … Continue reading A Podcast About the Border →