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Crosscurrents

Starting Over: The realities of immigration

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Belinda Reyes, director of the Cesar E. Chavez Institute

Belinda Reyes, director of the Cesar E. Chavez Institute at San Francisco State University, discusses the changing Mission and some of the difficulties that Latino immigrants may face when it comes to resettling in the U.S. 
 
 

BELINDA REYES: The southern border of Mexico is very rough. It's a very difficult experience. They aren't doing it because they want to explore.

Click the audio player above to listen to the complete interview.
 
 
 

Leila Day is a Senior Producer at Pineapple Street Media and is the Executive Producer and co-host of The Stoop Podcast, stories about the black diaspora. Her work has been featured on NPR, 99% Invisible, the BBC as well as other outlets. Before The Stoop, she was an editor at Al Jazeera's podcast network and worked on creating and editing award winning narrative driven journalism. She began her career in journalism at KALW where she worked as a health care and criminal justice reporter. During that time she contributed as an editor, taught audio storytelling to inmates at San Quentin, and helped develop curriculum for training upcoming reporters.