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aceptar
to accept
el beneficio
the benifit
bilingue

(two dots over the "u")
bilingual
el/la chicano/a
a person who come from Mexico
el/la contrabandista
contraband
la dignidad
diginity
la generacion

(accent on "o")
generation
generalmente
generally
el remedio
the remedy
simultaneamente

(accent on the 1st "a")
at the same time
amar
to love
el amor
the love
asimilarse
to assimilate
la asimilacion

(accent on the "o")
the assimilation
contar (ue)
to tell, or to count
el cuento
story
emigrar
to emigrate: to leave one's home country to go live in another
esperar
to hope
el/la emigrante
the emigrate: a person who has left one's home country to go live someplace else
la esperanza
the hope
exiliar
to send in exile
el exilio
the exile
el/la exilido
the person in exile
inmigrar
to immigrate: to enter a new country to live there
el/la inmigrante
the person who has entered the new country to live there
legalizar
to legalize
la legalizacion

(accent on the "o")
legalizing
rechazar
to reject
el rechazo
the rejection
recordar (ue)
to remember
el recuerdo
the memory
residr
to reside
el/la residente
the resident
la aduana
customs
la ascendencia
heritage
la ciudadania

(accent on the second "i")
citizenship
el/la ciudadano/a
citizen
el/la coyote
person who takes an undocumented immigrant over the border in exchange for money
el/la extranjero/a
stranger, foreigner
la fabrica

(accent on the 1st "a")
factory
la frontera
border
el/la indocumentado/a
undocumented immigrant
el logro
achievement
la migra
immigration police (colloq.)
la patria
homeland
la pobreza
poverty
la raiz

(accent on the "i")
root
la riqueza
wealth
la tierra
earth, land
agradecer
to be thankful, to appreciate
ahorrar
to save
conseguir (i,i)
to obtain, to get
criar
to raise (children)
dejar
to leave behind; to permit
dejar de (+ infintive)
to stop, to discontinue (doing something)
despedirse (i,i)
to say goodbye
establecerse
to estblish oneself
estar harto/a de
to be fed up (with)
estar rodeado/a de
to be surrounded by
extranar (tilde over the "n"), echar de menos
to miss (someone, something)
gastar
to spend/waste (time/money)
hacerle falta (a alguien, algo)
to miss (someone, something), to lack
hallarse
to find oneself, to be
nacer
to be born
olvidar
to forget
realizarse
to become true
reunir
to reunite
soler (ue)
to be used to, to be accustomed to
superar
to overcome
trasladar
to move
a traves de

(accent on the "e" in "traves")
through, by means of
al mismo tiempo
at the same time
a la vez
at the same time
cercano/a
close
de vez en cuando
from time to time
en el extranjero
abroad
en seguida
right away, immediately
lejano/a
far
orgulloso/a
proud
seguido
often