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First Name Basis Podcast

Oct 31, 2019

In this episode we interview Ivan Aragon, a DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) recipient. Ivan is from Chihuahua, Mexico and came to the United States with his family when he was 9 years old. He shares his experience growing up as an undocumented immigrant in Phoenix, AZ. Listen to hear:

  • Ivan’s powerful story of hope and hard work
  • The difference between Hispanic & Latinx 
  • The DACA program, it’s requirements, and its impact on his life
  • His experience in one of the top MBA programs in the country 
  • How parents can talk to their children about our neighbors who are undocumented 
  • How families can get involved in the Hispanic/Latinx community 
  • How we can be everyday activists and support people in our community who are undocumented

Song credit "Away" by Geographer and "Beach Disco" by Dougie Wood