Family Migration Object for Gabriela M. Gomez



                                                                           Gabriela M. Gomez

                                                                                                                              Prof. Kotiuch


The family migration object I brought into class is an identification card for a workers union that my mother belonged to in the year 1981 in La Paz, Baja California Sur. This city id located in the Baja California peninsula in Mexico. This particular labor union was specifically for worker in the hotel industry. My mother was a chef at a beach front resort named La Concha for a couple of years. This is an important document to us because it was how my mother supported us and herself and secondly this were she learned all her delicious cooking skills My family which includes my mother, my older and younger brother and, myself; immigrated to Arizona in 1985.When we immigrated to the U.S. we were very young at this point I think we really did  not know exactly what was going on. We knew we were moving but where exactly we did not know nor did we ask. We were just little kids following there mother. At this time we did not know anything about immigration, borders, cultural differences and race. Anyway moving right along there are a couple of reasons why we immigrated to the United States. The major motive behind the immigration was of course monetary reasons you know better life, better education along with more opportunities the reasons why the U.S. is such a desired place to come and live to many people. Another reason for the move is that all of our family resides in this country, like a lot of hispanic families we are very close to one another. To this day all of my family has remained in the U.S. and probably will for generations to come. We have established ourselves here having families, jobs, houses and getting a higher education. Things we are thankful for.













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