Acosta, Rafael 2002-11-03

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Acosta gives insights about his life in Mexico, his decisions to move to the United States and his life in the United States.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Rafael Acosta

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Date: November 03, 2002

Location: Ropesville, Texas

Interviewer: Jeremy Falls

Length: 00:26:11


Overview of his life; Born in Chihuahua, Mexico; Large family (7 sisters, 4 brothers); Father – agriculture; Schooling – elementary school, then commercial school; Secretary of private accountant – title; Work – pepper harvest, labor work, and at the bank; Texas – moved to the closest place; Arrived in Hobbs, New Mexico on May 5, 1979; Tells the story of crossing the border; Treatment he received in the United States; He was treated well from the beginning – acquired a job right away; He never encountered discrimination.

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