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'Ni De Aquí, Ni De Allá': Ximena Cardoso-Sloane On Home Being In Two Places

Ximena Cardoso-Sloane, originally from Ecuador
Julia Reihs
Ximena Cardoso-Sloane, originally from Ecuador, lives in Round Rock with her family and her "beautiful dog."

Ximena Cardoso-Sloane, a math teacher in Round Rock, never planned to move to the U.S. She left her native Ecuador in 2000 to visit a friend in America — and ended up staying.

"In my heart," she says, "I always was a citizen of the world."

We're highlighting the voices of immigrants in Austin during Immigrant Heritage Month. We want to hear your story! Tell us on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram using #ATXImmigrants.

Julia Reihs is a photographer and videographer for KUT and KUTX. She covers daily news assignments and produces short-form documentary projects following local news and music.
Matt Largey is the Projects Editor at KUT. That means doing a little bit of everything: editing reporters, producing podcasts, reporting, training, producing live events and always being on the lookout for things that make his ears perk up. Got a tip? Email him at Follow him on Twitter @mattlargey.
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