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┺ Read Format Kindle ⛅ Undocumented: A Dominican Boy's Odyssey from a Homeless Shelter to the Ivy League  ▦ Kindle Author Dan el Padilla Peralta ◓ ┺ Read Format Kindle ⛅ Undocumented: A Dominican Boy's Odyssey from a Homeless Shelter to the Ivy League ▦ Kindle Author Dan el Padilla Peralta ◓ Dan el, the police just searched our apartment for drugs I took Moms call outside my schools computer room, where Id been proofreading the school newspaper.What What happened Why did they think we had drugs Did they say Mijo, its going to be OK now They made a big mistake They had one cop who speaks a little Spanish explain to me what went wrong Theyd received a call from someone who told them dealers were storing drugs in an apartment in our building The cops thought the informant said Apartment 2B, so they came to our apartmentSo they were there when you got home from church Theyd knocked down the door They were searching everything They searched my bedroom, the table where I have the candles for the santos, the living room, the kitchen, the bedrooms.Do they still think were involved with drug dealers Ay, no, mijo So theyre searching everywhere and Im telling them over and over again that theyre wrong, that were a family of God and Im just a single mother raising two children I showed them all your books, I told them you go to a famous private school on full scholarship But they wouldnt believe anything I told them They just kept asking where the drugs were But finally, finally, thank you, Virgin Mary, one of the police officers took out his radio and spoke with the police officers standing outside our building Thats when another cop came up to me and said they were extremely sorry That it had all been a mistake, that they were supposed to be investigating another apartment instead And you should have seen them, Dan el, how nice they were when they realized their mistake Theyre even going to pay to have our door fixed.Those sinvergenza cops Dan el They were doing their job, my son Its over now.Did they ask about our immigration status Thank God no, my son They didnt ask me for papeles or anything like that.I let out a small sigh of relief Mom continued But I must have interrupted you, my son, youre still at school working on the newspaper, right Everythings OK, I just wanted you to know what had happened Get back to what you were doing and Ill see you at home for dinner Dios te bendiga.I returned to the computer room One of my friends asked me if anything was wrong.Me I replied Nah, kid, Im good. Minneapolis Star Tribune Undocumented is an impassioned counterargument to those who feel, as did some of Peraltas xenophobic classmates that illegals are good for nothings who take jobs from Americans and deserve to be kicked out of the country No one who reads this story of a brilliant young man and his proud mother will automatically equate undocumented immigrant with idle parasite That stereotype is something else we shouldnt take for granted New York Daily News Undocumented is not meant to be a whole hood boy in richy rich school saga Peralta is merely determined to put another face to the undocumented millions, that of the son of an illegal who reached the highest pinnacle of privileged education Publishers Weekly Part memoir, part confessional, and part coming of age tale, Peraltas story holds several truths on the road through loss, sacrifice, and achievement to gaining his slice of the American dream Kirkus Reviews An impassioned and honest memoir Underscores the need for comprehensive immigration reform Library Journal Peraltas simple and unadorned yet fast moving narrative provides an insightful read for anyone passionate about immigration reform Booklist Peralta offers an inspiring personal story of the hardships faced by undocumented families.Dr Anne Marie Slaughter, President of the New America Foundation Dan el Padilla Peraltas story is as compulsively readable as a novel, an all American tall tale that just happens to be true From homeless shelter to Princeton, Oxford, and Stanford, through the grace not only of his own hard work but his mothers discipline and care, he documents the America we should still aspire to be.Julia Alvarez, author of In the Time of the Butterfliesand A Wedding in Haiti Dan el Padilla Peralta s Undocumentedshould be required reading for every congressman addressing legislation on immigration and for anyone who believes the American dream should not be a nightmare for those who are now faceless, homeless, and helpless in our midst Itshould be required reading in our schools, not just to educate the new leaders of America on these issues, but to inspire themto tell lively stories that captivate the imagination, inform the mind, and move the heart to act. 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    • Undocumented: A Dominican Boy's Odyssey from a Homeless Shelter to the Ivy League
    • 2.1
    • 91
    • Format Kindle
    • 320 pages
    • 0143109332
    • Dan el Padilla Peralta
    • Anglais
    • 19 January 2017

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