[EPUB] ✵ My (Underground) American Dream Author Julissa Arce – Anguillais.us

My (Underground) American Dream For An Undocumented Immigrant, What Is The True Cost Of The American Dream Julissa Arce Shares Her Story In A Riveting Memoir.When She Was 11 Years Old Julissa Arce Left Mexico And Came To The United States On A Tourist Visa To Be Reunited With Her Parents, Who Dreamed The Journey Would Secure Her A Better Life When Her Visa Expired At The Age Of 15, She Became An Undocumented Immigrant Thus Began Her Underground Existence, A Decades Long Game Of Cat And Mouse, Tremendous Family Sacrifice, And Fear Of Exposure After The Texas Dream Act Made A College Degree Possible, Julissa S Top Grades And Leadership Positions Landed Her An Internship At Goldman Sachs, Which Led To A Full Time Position One Of The Most Coveted Jobs On Wall Street Soon She Was A Vice President, A Rare Hispanic Woman In A Sea Of Suits And Ties, Yet Still Guarding Her Underground Secret In Telling Her Personal Story Of Separation, Grief, And Ultimate Redemption, Arce Shifts The Immigrant Conversation, And Changes The Perception Of What It Means To Be An Undocumented Immigrant.

[EPUB] ✵ My (Underground) American Dream  Author Julissa  Arce – Anguillais.us
  • Hardcover
  • 304 pages
  • My (Underground) American Dream
  • Julissa Arce
  • English
  • 25 August 2017
  • 1455540242

    10 thoughts on “[EPUB] ✵ My (Underground) American Dream Author Julissa Arce – Anguillais.us


  1. says:

    A coming of age memoir that captures the challenges and triumphs of reaching one s dream while leading a double life Arce is true testament that with some smarts, hard work, perseverance, and a little luck, one can achieve their dream The odds were surely against her at times This honest story telling captures her inner thoughts, feelings andas well as the different cultures she encountered I was familiar with one San Antonio I probably bumped into Arce without knowing Hi...


  2. says:

    Julissa Arce s Mexican parents brought her legally to the U.S when she was 11 when she was 14 her visa expired and she began living with the constant pressure of being an undocumented immigrant in a country she d mostly grown up in and felt was her home Arce powerfully makes the case for why undocumented immigrants deserve a path to citizenship as with the oft stalled DREAM act Arce herself only eventually gained legal status because she was able to marry someone who had money and had mon Julissa Arce s Mexican parents brought her legally to the U.S when she was 11 when she was 14 her visa expired and she began living with the constant pressure of being an undocumented immigrant in a country she d mostly grown up in and felt was her home Arce powerfully makes the case for why undocumented immigrants deserve a path to citizenship as with the oft stalled DREAM act Arce herself only eventually gained legal status because she was able to marry someone who had money and had money herself She s very upfront about how this path is open to very few and not nearly enough people.The story of how Arce made her money is where the book loses me a bit In my mind Undocumented immigrants lots of sympathy, deserve better treatmentWall Street culture and Goldman Sachs yuck, get away fr...


  3. says:

    I was excited to have access to this memoir by a successful American woman who happened to be undocumented thanks NetGalley I m giving it the two star rating which in the Goodreads scheme means it was ok not because of the story, which was fascinating, but because it needed serious editing The basic narrative of Julissa Arce s life is summed up in the publisher description of the book, which I ll quote here When she was 11 years old Julissa Arce left Mexico and came to the United State I was excited to have access to this memoir by a successful American woman who happened to be undocumented thanks NetGalley I m giving it the two star rating which in the Goodreads scheme means it was ok not because of the story, which was fascinating, but because it needed serious editing The basic narrative of Julissa Arce s life is summed up in the publisher description of the book, which I ll quote here When she was 11 years old Julissa Arce left Mexico and came to the United States on a tourist visa to be reunited with her parents, who dreamed the journey would secure her a better life When her visa expired at the age of 15, she became an undocumented immigrant Thus began her underground existence, a decades long game of cat and mouse, tremendous family sacrifice, and fear of exposure After the Texas Dream Act made a college degree possible, Julissa s top grades and leadership positions landed her an internship at Goldman Sachs, which led to a full time position one of the most covete...


  4. says:

    I begun reading this book yesterday afternoon at 2 30 pm to be exact It was very captivating from the very beginning Julissa going through an anxiety attack fresh out of college and going into a very desirable job as a financial analyst for a very profitable firm on Wall St, in N.Y while she was undocumented She finished college with a high GPA, extra curric...


  5. says:

    Brutal Writing was like that of a freshman in high school For someone who spends pages and pages talking about her thoughts and feelings, she is totally lacking in self awareness Her sense of entitlement was offensive She insisted upon using qu...


  6. says:

    Arces story is unique and some parts were interesting however the underlying element of breaking the law and engaging in criminal activity clouded a lot of her history and accomplishments for me I cannot go to her country and presume that Mexico has a responsibility to pay, feed, cloth, and give me me me everything I desire even if I work hard I have to get proper Visas and follow proper protocol set by her government I am soooo tired of illegal millenials thinking that they are justified in Arces story is unique and some parts were interesting however the underlying element of breaking the law and engaging in criminal activity clouded a lot of her history and accomplishments for me I cannot go to her country and presume that Mexico has a responsibility to pay, feed, cloth, and give me me me everything I desire even if I work hard I have to get proper Visas and follow proper protocol set by her government I am soooo tired of illegal millenials thinking that they are justified in coming here and by working under the table that this is ok That said, Arce is a hard worker and in my belief, could have won a place somewhere in Wall Street by doing things LEGALLY Additionally, Arce voices her position by stating that there are many like her...


  7. says:

    Julissa Arce is an inspiration I found the book especially interesting because of the Dream Act that is now being debated Amazing how politics can dehumanize and complicate matters Julissa will be a speaker at the 2018 BookFestival in San Antonio I can t wait to see her.


  8. says:

    I highly recommend this book Facts and figures are interspersed throughout her sharing of her journey.


  9. says:

    Started off impressed that she was able to write in her eleven year old voice, but then it never really changed It was disturbing to continuously read very repetitive her version of the American dream being m...


  10. says:

    I know immigration is a hot topic for many but as an illegal immigrant , undocumented isacurate, I am able to connect to Julissa in so many ways I devoured the pages, whether you agree or disagree this book will give you an inside of ...

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