Father, I Must Go

Father, I Must Go

by Pierce Kelley

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This book is about Jorge Frias, a Mexican from the Yucatan Peninsula. For almost twenty years he lived and worked in the United States without proper papers and was, therefore, an illegal alien. After being caught, he was allowed to "voluntarily depart" our country a couple of years ago. This is a story of how he managed to gain entry to this country illegally on many occasions, why he did it and what he did while here. In writing the book my intention was, in large part, to shed some light on the immigration issue, since it is a topic being hotly debated in Congress and across the country at the present time. In doing so, I also address U.S.-Mexican relations over the years and Jorge's heritage. He is a Mestizo, which means he has the blood of the Spanish, the Mayans and other indigenous peoples of Mexico in him. He now lives in Playa del Carmen and takes tourists on guided tours of Mayan temples, among other things. He is also a poet.


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ISBN-13: 9781450280730
Publisher: iUniverse, Incorporated
Publication date: 01/14/2011
Pages: 216
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.46(d)

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