Hilda Chiquito, a petite woman with a dazzling smile, works as an accountant for MRY. Having immigrated to the United States at nineteen with her mom and her two brothers from Manabí, Ecuador, her life changed drastically after settling into New York City. The decision for her to come to the United States was not one she made her own, “the decision was made for me”.
Prior to arriving to the United States, Miguel Lebron lived a comfortable life working as a supervisor in an accounting firm. However, when his children started growing up, he decided to move himself and his family to New York, where they would be exposed to better opportunities and lead a better life.
Almost everyone born in China is bound to an unspoken vow: to never reveal any aspect of the past that reflects weakness or poor judgment.