Hi tricia wang!
The driver who took me home tonight from #tumblrart is from Quito, Ecuador. He came here 13 ago at the age of 21 years old. He hasn’t been back since he came, it’s too expensive to hire a coyote - right now it costs $15k to hire a coyote from S. America. He hasn’t seen his kids or wife since he left Ecuador. He asked me about how much it costs for a coyote between Mexico & CA & we chatted about the rising prices of coyotes. He uses a computer to Skype with his family. He bought a NetBook 2 years ago. He lives with his older brother. His plan is to return to Ecuador when he’s 40 years old. He says, “I hope my children recognize me when i Go back. They will be all grown up.”  #migrant #livefieldnote #undocumented

The driver who took me home tonight from #tumblrart is from Quito, Ecuador. He came here 13 ago at the age of 21 years old. He hasn’t been back since he came, it’s too expensive to hire a coyote - right now it costs $15k to hire a coyote from S. America. He hasn’t seen his kids or wife since he left Ecuador. He asked me about how much it costs for a coyote between Mexico & CA & we chatted about the rising prices of coyotes. He uses a computer to Skype with his family. He bought a NetBook 2 years ago. He lives with his older brother. His plan is to return to Ecuador when he’s 40 years old. He says, “I hope my children recognize me when i Go back. They will be all grown up.” #migrant #livefieldnote #undocumented

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