response quest. 5 - Chelsea Bertram A39891015 2/26/09 IAH...

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Chelsea Bertram A39891015 2/26/09 IAH 201 Sec. 25 Documents 7, 8, & 9 and Diary Response Questions 1. While Perez mainly speaks in Spanish, his native language, he was able to learn enough English to enable him to communicate with Americans. This was a big advantage compared to many of the other undocumented immigrants, and led to more opportunities with his social and work environments. Perez also kept close ties to his Mexican village by keeping in contact with many of his townsmen who were also looking for work in California and this allowed him to stay updated on the current events back at home. 2. The Simpson-Rodino Law created many specific terms for employment and citizenship for undocumented immigrants and their employers. The law included detailed requirements for citizenship and fines for employers of immigrants who haven’t filed for documents which effected Perez’s decision to return home to Mexico. While he currently had a job, it was likely that his pay could decrease unless he became an American citizen which was never of interest to
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This note was uploaded on 04/16/2009 for the course IAH 201 taught by Professor Dontknow during the Spring '05 term at Michigan State University.

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