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Language can often fail us and can be manipulated to present a one dimensional view of our life and those in our community It then becomes jarring to see these depictions and realize that they don t match the world you ve seen lived and loved In this way The Undocumented Americans comes into our purview to highlight the nuances that we know exist contradicting the headlines that constantly bombard us Karla Cornejo Villavicencio takes her empathy her desire to help her experience as a child of immigrants as a Dreamer and as a human being to allow us to come along with her to get to share in people and their stories Villavicencio is hilarious so much of her writing is weaved with humor because she understands that we can either cry or laugh about it so we choose to laugh The tapestry weaved into this story contains threads to show the many dimensions of The Undocumented Americans I laughed a lot in this story I cried and I was enraged by the many injustices that we are currently living in I felt an impotence that I wasn t comfortable with but I also felt proud of the resilience and hope shown by the people that Villavicencio was able to connect with This book is about Villavicencio s journey towards different parts of the United States she looks back at events like the World Trade Center Hurricane Sandy the Flint Water Crisis and looks at how these events further damage people without documents We are allowed to witness the trauma of family separation through Villavicencio s own life and through the lives of people that are currently experiencing it We are reminded of what makes the Latinx community so amazing how we keep our humor we keep our empathy and we keep our hope There are so many things that resonated with me about this book but there is one that stuck out Villavicencio writes I m looking to interview children of immigrants partly to get a blueprint for myself because I m lost and I am scared so I set off to find somebody a little older someone who has been doing this for a while Holy shit did this craft the language of my soul I didn t realize how much being the child of immigrant has made an imprint into my way of thinking I am constantly seeking blueprints where there aren t any and trying to figure out what the future will look like for my parents and how I can help to mitigate some of their fears despite feeling I have no control to what the future is shaping out to be So here s the uestion why should you read this book Well given the popularity of a certain book it seems that there is a desire for readers to seek out a narrative of what s happening regarding immigration in this country This book welcomes you to look at different people s lives their desires their strengths and their humanity and get to witness how they live in a country that constantly shows them that it doesn t want them But you know what screw that they re here they have made a life they have survived and they will continue being here because as an undocumented immigrant everything we do is technically against the law We re illegal So do yourself a favor and pre order this book The Stench reveals the hidden lives of her fellow undocumented Americans in this deeply personal and groundbreaking portrait of a nationWriter Karla Cornejo Villavicencio was on DACA when she decided to write about being undocumented for the first time using her own name It was The Life Tree Poems right after the election of 2016 the day she The Painter realized the story she'd tried to steer clear of was the only one she wanted to tell So she wrote her immigration lawyer's phone number on her hand in Sharpie and embarked on a trip across the country to tell the stories of her fellow undocumented immigrants and to find the hidden key to her ownLookin. 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review The Undocumented Americans The Undocumented Americans review Õ 3 download Ò eBook or Kindle ePUB » Karla Cornejo Villavicencio Tatus blocks them from any other healthcare options In Flint Michigan we learn of demands for state ID in order to receive life saving clean water In Connecticut Cornejo Villavicencio childless by choice finds family in two teenage girls whose father is in sanctuary And through it all we see the author grappling with the biggest uestions of love duty family and survivalIn her incandescent relentlessly probing voice Cornejo Villavicencio combines sensitive reporting and powerful personal narratives to bring to light remarkable stories of resilience madness and death Through these stories we come to understand what it truly means to be a stray An expendable A hero An America. Thank you to the publisher for the free review copy I am not a journalist Journalists are not allowed to get involved the way I have gotten involved Journalists to the best of my knowledge do not try to change the outcome of their stories as crudely as I do I send water I fight with immigration lawyers I raise money I make arrangements with supernatural spirits to stop deportations I try to solve shit the way an immigrant s kids try to solve shit for their parent because these people are all my parents I am their child if I wasn t their child and I was their child I should be patented and mass produced and distributed to undocumented immigrants at Walmarts I am a professional immigrant s daughter The United States makes life impossibly hard for undocumented immigrants Either you will be familiar with these challenges and see yourself or your family and friends in these pages or you will be enlightened to the reality that many faceGetting a drivers license in some states health insurance obtaining clean water facing the threat of being deported at any moment being able to retire with dignity or having any financial safety net are just some of the daily struggles that this book shines a light onKarla one of the first undocumented immigrants to graduate from Harvard gives a piece of herself to each of the people she interviews and to readers of this book You can feel her exhaustion and rage in each page She has created something here that is really specialAn incredible unforgettable 5 book Pre order read and share this book as much as you can


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  • Hardcover
  • 208
  • The Undocumented Americans
  • Karla Cornejo Villavicencio
  • English
  • 08 September 2019
  • 9780399592683