Acosta, Rafael 2002-11-03
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
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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