Tag Archives: Nicasia Marie Solano-Reed

Ypsilanti Immigration Interview: Erika Jost and Ben Connor Barrie

Still trying to unravel the mystery of why people would choose, of their own free will, to move to Ypsilanti, I reached out to new homeowners Erika Jost and Ben Connor Barrie, and demanded that they submit to a formal Ypsilanti Immigration Interview. Here are the results. MARK: Was Ypsilanti just the most affordable choice, […]

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Who would you like to see dragged back to Ypsi/Arbor against their will?

For those of you who didn’t notice, I’ve added a link at the bottom of the right hand column. When clicked, it will take you to a page where I’ve started collecting all of our Ypsi/Arbor Exit Interviews. I may have missed a few, but I’ve tried, as best that I could, to aggregate them […]

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Ypsi immigration interview: Sunny Smith and Michael McAtee

A few days ago, after posting an exit interview with my friend Josh, I mentioned that I needed to take a break from interviewing people who were leaving Ypsi for a while, and focus instead on interesting, new people moving into our community. Well, shortly after posting that, I received an email from a reader […]

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Ypsi/Arbor Exit Interview: Nicasia Marie Solano-Reed

I was recently alerted to the fact that a young woman had left Ypsilanti to pursue her dreams of becoming a professional ballerina in New York City. Fortunately, I was able to track her down. Following is the transcript of her exit interview. MARK: Let’s start with your name, OK? NICASIA: My full name is […]

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