response quest. 4 - Chelsea Bertram A39891015 IAH 201 Sec...

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Chelsea Bertram A39891015 2/19/09 IAH 201 Sec. 25 Document 6 and Diary Response Questions 1. Perez comes to the United States in hopes to earn more money to bring back to his family. Growing up in Mexico, he was familiar with many emigrants crossing the border for the same reason. However, Perez was having more difficulty than he expected trying to find any type of work. Eventually he manages to find a low paying, but steady job. 2. When Perez arrived in Houston, he was let down by what he found. This reminded me of other stories you hear about immigrants having high expectations and images of an amazing country and after arriving in the U.S., their experiences are usually quite the opposite. A common trend in immigrant stories, documented or not, often seems to include the realization that the land of opportunity and the free isn’t all that it is made out to be. 3. One difference that stood out to me was how Perez either encountered himself or heard stories about the high drug use among Americans, and yet when he is at work his buddies believe that
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