Mayela: Welcome and Unwelcome

Aug 1, 2022

In this episode, a young Mexican woman, a university graduate and marketing executive, wrestles with feeling welcome and unwelcome, free and lonely. 

This immigrant’s experience shows the power of words—and the prejudice behind them—to hurt. 

Is her faith in the American dream for people like her naïve?

When I Got Here | Untold Immigrant Stories

Hosted by Byron Harris
Original music by John Wesley Gibson

Immigrants share inspiring personal stories of why they left their homelands, how they got to the U.S. and the lives they are making here.

They meet the challenges of a new land with determination, perseverance, resilience, and creativity.

Listeners will see America through their eyes and renew their appreciation for the land we love.


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