17 episodes

A show about US immigration - and all things related - national identity, culture, family, and borders. And since the US is a country of immigrants: it’s you and I, us and them, telling our stories. Hosted by storytellers Nestor Gomez and Angel Ling, this is a podcast where we share stories, conversations, and commentary, to examine the historical and contemporary ideas, policies, and events that have forged national identity, community, and belonging in America.
Immigration Stories with Nestor Gomez is a production of 80 Minutes Around the World Immigration Stories.

Immigration Stories with Nestor Gomez Nestor Gomez & Angel Ling, Chicago- & NYC- storytellers

    • Performing Arts

A show about US immigration - and all things related - national identity, culture, family, and borders. And since the US is a country of immigrants: it’s you and I, us and them, telling our stories. Hosted by storytellers Nestor Gomez and Angel Ling, this is a podcast where we share stories, conversations, and commentary, to examine the historical and contemporary ideas, policies, and events that have forged national identity, community, and belonging in America.
Immigration Stories with Nestor Gomez is a production of 80 Minutes Around the World Immigration Stories.

    Julissa Arce on the power of sharing untold stories

    Julissa Arce on the power of sharing untold stories

    LA based writer and activist Julissa Arce shares her story as an undocumented immigrant - giving voice to millions of untold stories in the United States.

    To find out more about the scholarship program mentioned on this episode, visit Ascend Educational Fund.

    Immigration Stories with Nestor Gomez podcast is a production of 80 Minutes Around the World Immigration Stories. 

    Closing Credits Music is Cerises by Löhstana David, provided by Jamendo.

    • 32 min
    Suzie Afridi on finding home in our new world

    Suzie Afridi on finding home in our new world

    NYC based comedian and storyteller Suzie Afridi shows us how to find home amid chaos and uncertainty. 

    Follow Suzie on Instagram and Twitter @suziesaysso to see what she's up to!

    Immigration Stories with Nestor Gomez podcast is a production of 80 Minutes Around the World Immigration Stories. 

    Closing Credits Music is Cerises by Löhstana David, provided by Jamendo.

    • 33 min
    Edith Gonzalez on the familial stories we hold on to

    Edith Gonzalez on the familial stories we hold on to

    NYC based storyteller Edith Gonzalez juggled between two cultures growing up. Has she passed the relevant skills to her teenager son, to also navigate such a world? 

    Follow Edith on Instagram @egon.the.great to see her upcoming shows!

    Immigration Stories with Nestor Gomez podcast is a production of 80 Minutes Around the World Immigration Stories. 

    Closing Credits Music is Cerises by Löhstana David, provided by Jamendo.

    • 31 min
    Alejandra Cano on giving and receiving second chance in life

    Alejandra Cano on giving and receiving second chance in life

    Chicago based activist and storyteller Alejandra Cano is back in civil court this month to answer charges for mistakes she made and paid for years past. As immigrants and refugees, can we ever expect a second chance in life?

    Immigration Stories with Nestor Gomez podcast is a production of 80 Minutes Around the World Immigration Stories. 

    Special thanks to StoryCorps Chicago & independent media producer Rocio Santos.

    Closing Credits Music is Cerises by Löhstana David, provided by Jamendo.

    • 32 min
    Buki Omoseni on the gift of kindness

    Buki Omoseni on the gift of kindness

    Chicago based storyteller Buki Omoseni moved around quite a bit as a child and into her adulthood. But what happens when she moves to the quieter city of Rochester, Minnesota?

    Immigration Stories with Nestor Gomez podcast is a production of 80 Minutes Around the World Immigration Stories. 

    Closing Credits Music is Cerises by Löhstana David, provided by Jamendo.

    • 34 min
    Season 2 Premiere: David Quach & Nate Charles Troisi

    Season 2 Premiere: David Quach & Nate Charles Troisi

    Season 2 premieres with two laugh out loud stories by Chicago storyteller David Quach, and award winning director and actor Nate Charles Troisi. Both originally from Australia, David and Nate Charles' stories are sure to touch your heart.

    Immigration Stories with Nestor Gomez podcast is a production of 80 Minutes Around the World Immigration Stories. 

    Closing Credits Music is Cerises by Löhstana David, provided by Jamendo.

    • 18 min

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