Mexican Immigration Narrative

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There is a story behind my skin. Most see me and see a young Mexican girl, but I am so much more. Behind my last name, there is my family. A family of migrant workers, immigrants, working class citizens and hard work. I am Aaliyah Olvera, and to me, being Hispanic means being strong.
My family exemplifies strength. On the prime examples in my life is my grandparents. Being born poor in Mexico, my grandparents had little chance of advancement in their home. Henceforth, this caused them to take a huge risk; moving to the United States of America. They immigrated with one purpose: to have an opportunity to change their lives.
Once my grandparents crossed over, they began to work in the agricultural fields in Michigan, Ohio, Florida, Texas, and
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