Episode 42

Published on:

21st Aug 2020

Cookies And Immigration

Would you share your last cookie with an immigrant?

Asked what is friend, Cookie Monster of Sesame Street fame once said, “A friend is someone to share last cookie with.”

My dad was a dishwasher, earning minimum wage. Yet, he was always willing to share what little he had - even the cookies he bought for our family with his hard-earned dollars.

For no reason other than it’s good to share.

Imagine if Americans, nationwide, could learn to share with others who have less. 

Would the world be better for it?

Recommended Links For More Information:

A Tribute To My Father: An Immigrant Success Story

The Morality Of Comprehensive Immigration Reform At A Public Crossroads

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About the Podcast

The Immigration Mastermind
The Immigration Mastermind is a podcast for immigrants and their families that shares tips, insights, and tidbits to help guide the quest for permanent residence and citizenship in the United States. The podcast strives to build knowledge, while dispelling myths in short bite-sized, easy-to-understand snippets of pull-no-punches information.

Designed for both immigrant families who have already started the immigration process and those just starting to think about their journey, the Immigration Mastermind provides a mix of expert tips about legal rules, insights about breaking news, and tidbits to help immigrants and their families to keep their chin up, even when the road to success seems to be a never-ending road.

About your host

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Carlos Batara

Carlos Batara is an immigration lawyer, author, educator, public speaker, and online talk show host. A graduate of Harvard Law School, he has cared for, protected, and guided immigrants from over 100 countries on their journeys to the United States. His goal is to help at least one family from every nation in the world before he calls it quits.

With family roots from Mexico, Spain, and the Philippines, as well as Native American, Greek, and Turkish ancestry, he brings a broad multicultural background to the practice of immigration law.

Combined with knowledge gained from advanced studies in international relations and constitutional politics, Carlos is always willing to speak his mind openly on immigration issues.