Immigration Stories: Mattawa: 15-indra-45

Juan Erazo, left, holds the lead line of his son, Azel's pony, Carinoso, as they ride during the Mattawa Community Day parade in Mattawa, Washington August 24, 2013. A few years ago, the city had canceled the longtime celebration because there were too few volunteers. But Maggie Celaya, a city councilor, and her sister, Lola Cruz, who teaches citizenship classes, worked to bring it back in 2012.

Juan Erazo, left, holds the lead line of his son, Azel's pony, Carinoso, as they ride during the Mattawa Community Day parade in Mattawa, Washington August 24, 2013. A few years ago, the city had canceled the longtime celebration because there were too few volunteers. But Maggie Celaya, a city councilor, and her sister, Lola Cruz, who teaches citizenship classes, worked to bring it back in 2012.