Visa Update

We received an email last night from the National Visa Center (NVC). The letter noted that they’ve received all of the necessary documentation for Jose’s visa case. We are now simply waiting to receive his interview appointment date in Juarez. The letter states that all appointments are scheduled within three months of NVC receiving all … More Visa Update

October, Already?

Your body changes SO rapidly during pregnancy. And then, it comes with the intense hormones and strange pains that you’ve never, ever had before. For me, pregnancy has not been easy. Luisa has officially taken over. Admittedly, Jose and I have both kind of fallen a bit off the bus with Love, Hope and Borders. … More October, Already?

Oh, Baby!

Many of you already know that we are expecting our first baby in February! We are expecting a beautiful baby girl, and we could not be more blessed. And, we already have a name picked out—Luisa Corazon Galarza. I think her name is SO fitting knowing what we have to endure as a couple, and … More Oh, Baby!

It’s Tough

On June 28th, Jose’s Provisional Unlawful Presence Waiver got approved. So, now what? Now, we need to apply for Jose’s visa. Once we apply, we will wait to receive a letter in the mail which states when Jose will have his interview in Juarez, Mexico. In Juarez, he will be given a medical exam and … More It’s Tough

The Wife of a Minority and Immigrant Small Business Owner

Being the wife of a small business owner comes with its ups and downs. Being the wife of small business owner who is a minority and an immigrant comes with a whole other level of complexity. Let’s get the hardships over first— Responsibility – Of course, with any job you have a large amount of … More The Wife of a Minority and Immigrant Small Business Owner