Episode 137

Published on:

19th Jan 2023

Sports And Immigration

I played a lot of sports growing up. I learned a lot about competition and achievement - about performing at a high level in an arena of competition.

In particular, I learned the fastest, strongest, or most skilled athlete does not always win.

Success, more often than not, is dependent on certain intangibles, the game within the game.

In other words . . . the internal game of heart and mind . . . inside the external game of sporting events or courtroom battles.

Let’s dive into some of these lessons – lessons applicable to my law practice today.

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Episode 84: 7 Tips For Resilience

Episode 80: A Lawyer And His Mother

Recommended Links For More Information:

The Tortoise And The Hare: An Immigration Fable

A Tribute To My Father: An Immigrant Success Story

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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.