Haley and I had the opportunity to speak to the local DAR (Daughters of the American Revolution) chapter. It was the first time publicly speaking to a group of people about the immigration process we are going through. After speaking, I was so excited to see the support these independent and strong women showed us. … More Keep moving forward!
As of February 6th, we’ve been married for 1.5 years. While the 1.5 years sure have not been easy, we’ve done a hell of a job. YOU’VE done a hell of a job being an awesome husband. As an owner of a small business, you work tirelessly to not only provide for us, but for … More Mi Amor
As I write this, I can’t begin to explain how grateful I am for all of the people who have stepped up to share our story, or their own stories with us. Just last week, I had a coworker come up to me, and tell me that he too went through a similar process that … More Change
Have you ever felt like nothing is going your way and that you are stuck in a cycle that will never end? Well, that’s how I have felt the last few weeks. I know, I know it sounds like this is going to be a negative blog but remember the title, there is a bright … More Looking on the Bright Side
It’s been a little hectic at the Galarza home with the holidays. We have been meaning to post a blog sooner, but with hosting Christmas eve and New Year’s eve parties, we’ve been running around like crazy people. Throw in busy work days, and trying to workout three days a week, too—phew! Check out our … More Full Steam Ahead
One of the frequent questions Jose and I usually get is, “How can I help?” It’s humbling to know that so many people have stepped up and offered to stand beside us in this journey. Here a few things we thought of that you can do to help! Most importantly, educate yourself and others around … More How Can You Help?
As many of you know a few weeks ago Haley and I filed all the paperwork for our waiver. It will take about a year for everything to be processed and accepted. If the waiver is granted I will have an interview scheduled in Juarez with a consular officer. This person will decide if I … More What if..