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el/la bisabuelo
great grandmother/grandfather
el/la descendiente
descendant
el/la emigrante
emigrant
el/la esclavo
slave
extranjero
foreigner
inmigrante
immigrant
mestizo
mestizo (indigenous and European)
mulato
mulatto (black and European)
pariente lejano
distant relative
refugiado político
political refugee
residente
resident
tatarabuelo
great great grandmother/grandfather
la ascendencia
ancestry
buscar nuevos horizontes
to look for new horizons
la discriminacion
discrimination
discriminar a alguien
to discriminate against someone
emigrar, la emigración
to emigrate, emigration
el extrajero
abroad
hacer algo contra su volundad
to do something against your own will
hacerse la América
to seek success in America
inmigar, la inmigración
to immigrate, immigration
la libertad
freedom
el orgullo
pride
recibir a alguien con los brazos abiertos
to receive someone with open arms
sentir nostalgia
to be homesick, to feel nostalgic about
sentirse rechazado/a
to feel rejected
ser bilingüe/trilingüe/políglota
to be bilingual, trilingual, polyglot
ser mano de obra barata/gratis
to be cheap/free labor
ser oriundo/a de (+ciudad o país)
to be orginally from(+ city or country)
ser una person de pocos recursos
to be a low income person
ser una persona preparada
to have an education
tener iniciativa
to have initiative, drive
tener incentivos
to have incentives
tener prejuicios contra alguien
to be prejudiced against someone
tener tîtulo
to have an education/ a degree
tener un futuro incierto
to have an uncertain future
por parte de (mi, tu, etc) padre/ madre
on my father's/mother's side
a pesar de que
even though
a la hora de + infinitivo
when the time comes to + infinitive