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Unformatted text preview: government is getting over on these people who just want a better life for themselves and their children. I understand that a lot of Americans are afraid because of 9-11 but everyone is not out to hurt the U.S. they just want to live here in peace. I am Maria and I am from Mexico. I immigrated to the United states to get a job so that I could take care of my parents and brothers and sisters back home. I am the oldest of 12 so it is very hard going through all the challenges and not speaking very much English. I went through a lot of processes and fees for things I did not understand; but because I wanted and needed to be in this country to make the money to take care of my family .I was scared and did not come here with money. I was granted a non immigrant work permit and as I worked I saved money to pay for everything that would give me a permit to be permanent in the United States. It has been four years now and I speak almost perfect English and my family is living better....
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This note was uploaded on 04/19/2011 for the course ETH 125 taught by Professor Jameshenderson during the Fall '09 term at University of Phoenix.
- Fall '09