Carlos and Berenice Ortiz

Carlos and Berenice Ortiz are a brother and sister who arrived in Ohio in 2010 , and 2012 respectively. Carlos first moved from Mexico to California, then to Virginia, and then finally to Ohio to explore business opportunities here. Berenice came to Ohio to be closer to the rest of her family after living in California. Carlos and Berenice are interviewed about their lives as Latin@s in Portsmouth, OH, how they maintain their culture, and the advice they would give to new immigrants coming to the United States.

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