These are the stories of real people, told under their real names, that speak to the immigrant experience in the United States.

Hear from Madison businessman Tomas Contreras about his 2007 immigration nightmare after visiting family in Mexico.

Read grandmother Luz Huitron‘s story from the 2006 immigration raid at Star Packaging, Whitewater.

Learn about Juan Soto‘s experiences moving to the United States in 1984 and the conditions many immigrants still face.

Find out why Flor Crisostomo took sanctuary in a Chicago church rather than face deportation.

Hear why farmer Chris Weisenbeck is speaking out on the need for immigration reform.

Also check out our video testimonies.

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