You have probably heard Immigrant Stories weekdays at 5:44 during All Things Considered. Now you have the opportunity to listen to an extended Immigrant Stories version. Tune in on the third Tuesday of the month from 4:30 to 5 when the host Walter Gallacher sits down with one of our valley's storytellers as they relate their family's journey to America.
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Immigrant Stories May 19, 2015
Sweta Lohani grew up in Nepal and came to the valley in 2003. She was in Nepal in April when the devastating earthquakes struck.
Immigrant Stories March 17, 2015
Glenwood Springs resident Tony Tonozzi and his late wife Pat share stories with host Walter Gallacher.
Immigrant Stories January 20, 2015
Adriana Ayala-Hire it co-principal of the Two Rivers Community School in Glenwood Springs. Adriana hashad a stellar career in education and in 2005 was honored as Colorado's Teacher of the Year. Join host
Walter Gallacher as Adriana describes growing up in Mexico.
Immigrant Stories December 16, 2014
Tony Tonozzi was a child during the hard scrabble 1920's and a teenager for the Dust Bowl storms of the 1930s. Join host Walter Gallacher as Tony shares his family's story of endurance and heroism.
Immigrant Stories November 18, 2014
Alex Gonzalez grew up in the mountains of Guatemala, the son of indigenous parents. When he was nineteen, he left home in search of the better life in the United States. Alex describes his dangerous journey North and his search for "the Dream."
Immigrant Stories September 15, 2014
Immigrant Stories August 19, 2014 - Part One
On this episode of Immigrant Stories, host Walter Gallacher interviews Jennifer Smith, who has been practicing immigration law in the Roaring Fork Valley for the last seven years. She recently returned from the detention center in Artesia, New Mexico where she represented the Central American mothers and their children being detained there. This is part one of that interview.
Immigrant Stories August 19, 2014 - Part Two
On this episode of Immigrant Stories, host Walter Gallacher interviews Jennifer Smith, who has been practicing immigration law in the Roaring Fork Valley for the last seven years. She recently returned from the detention center in Artesia, New Mexico where she represented the Central American mothers and their children being detained there. This is part two of that interview.
Immigrant Stories June 17, 2014
In the mid 80's Ismael Argueta fled the civil war in El
Salvador. He was a teenager looking for a safe
place, much like the teenagers of today who are
fleeing the drug wars of Central America. Join
Ismael Argueta as he remembers life in the
midst of a civil war."
Immigrant Stories May 20, 2014
Immigrant Stories host Walter Gallacher sits down with Veronica Felix Lopez, lead Community Organizer for the Valley Settlement Project. Veronica talks about the Project and growing up the daughter of farm workers who joined Cesar Chavez and Dolores Huerta in their efforts to establish the United Farm Workers Union.