In his Article, Vargas follow the chronological order, he first talks about that he came to America and realized he 's an illegal immigrant. He thought to himself that if he works hard enough, he will be rewarded with citizenship, however, he didn 't. "I 've graduated from high school and college and built a career as a journalist, interviewing some of the most famous people in the country...But I am still an undocumented immigrant"(Vargas). After he stated that he just starts to drop down his life experiences "working" to get a citizenship.
Throughout his piece, Vargas provides many details of his personal affairs to strengthen his credibility and appeal to ethos. These details include, " 'Peke ba ito? ' I asked in Tagalog. (‘Is this fake? ')", "pausing the VHS to try to copy how various characters enunciated their words", and "Using the fake passport, we went ...
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... to earn his American dream. There are many ways he struggles for that, "more than a decade of getting part-time and full-time jobs... I need to live and survive on my own... I was elected to represent my school... I joined the speech and debate team, acted in school plays... Co-editor of The Oracle, the student newspaper... I applied for internships across the country"(Vargas). Throughout the works he described to us shows us we shouldn 't accept the barriers being truth instead face it because the barriers are your weak points but are solvable and goals are achievable.
Though Vargas begins the essay by depicting sympathetic undocumented immigrant, it transmits an uplifting process, where he fight for qualifications. Readers will be inspired with his force and spirit. An undocumented immigrant, full of potentials and attempts represented the rest of the immigrants.
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