Unformatted text preview: most dangerous immigration checkpoints in Mexico, La Arrocera. Immigration authorities spot him and chase him until he jumps off the train and hides in bushes. He then crawls under a barb wire fence. He reaches Cuil bridge where the railroad spans a forty-foot stream of murky water. Enrique dashes across the bridge and keeps running. He spots a house and is very thirsty. Enrique approaches a house and receives water and food from a lady. Enrique then hears the train and quickly reaches it and climbs up on a hopper. Enrique reaches Ixtepec, a southern crossroads in Oaxaca. He receives twenty pesos from other migrants to go into town and get something to eat. While in town he gets a hair cut to blend in. He sees his reflection in a window which increases his determination to reach the U.S....
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- Spring '10
- English, Mara Salvatrucha, Enrique, Enrique’s journey