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(Las) aduanas

Customs

Aduanero/a

Customs Agent

Aprensión

Apprehension

Asemejar(se) / asimilar

to assimilate, to make alike

Asilo

Asylum ("safe place")

(Los) autoridades

The authorities

Certificado de Nacionamiento

Birth Certificate

Choque Cultural

Culture Shock

(El/La) Ciudadano(a)

Citizen

(La) Ciudadanía

Citizenship

(las) Costumbres

Customs/Traditions

Cruzar

to cross

Culturas

Cultures

Deportar

to deport

Departamento de Seguridad Nacional

Dept. of National Security

Derechos

Rights

Detener (conjugate like tener)

to detain / to arrest

Discriminación

discrimination

Embajada

Embassy

(El/la) emigrante

The emigrant (one who leaves his/her own country)

Emigrar

to emigrate (to leave one's own country)

Emigración

Emigration

Empezar de nuevo

to start over

Estilo de Vida

Lifestyle

Exiliar

to exile

Esfuerzo

Effort

Estereotipo

Stereotype

Extranjeros

Foreigners

Frontera(s)

border(s)

Fuerza de voluntad

Will power

Gobierno

government

(el) Idioma

Language

Ilegal

Illegal

Indocumentado/a(s) adj.

undocumented (w/out documents)

Inmigración

Immigration

(El/la) inmigrante

The immigrant

Inmigrar

to immigrate (to arrive into a foreign country)

(Las) Inquietudes

concerns, worries, anxiety

Juzgar

to judge

Legal

legal

(las) Leyes

Laws

Libertad

liberty, freedom

Medio Ambiente

Environment

(La) Nacionalidad

Nationality

Obrero

Laborer, worker

Obstáculos

obstacles

(La) Oportunidad

opportunity

Orgullo de ser quienes son

Proud to be who they/you (plural) are

(El) País

Country

(El) Pasaporte

Passport

Permanente

Permanently

Persecución

Persecution

Pobreza

Poverty

Prejuicio

prejudice

(El/la) Refugiado/a adj./n.

refugee

(El) refugio

Refuge

Seguridad (en la frontera)

Security (Border Security)

Sufrir / Padecer

to suffer / to endure

Tarjeta Verde

Green Card

Temporal, Provisional

Temporary

Tierra

Land, Earth

Trabajo

Work

Una Visa

a visa

Valentía

Bravery

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