Types Of Legislations
must back your summary up with brief quotations every now and then to show us where you’re seeing your interpretation (with page numbers).1. Summarize Passing Chapters 6-12, explaining the increasing tensions he experiences, the causes of that tension, why it keeps increasing, various opportunities he receives (and how he got them), and why he finally ends up in Purgatory, and what purgatory means for him, using brief phrases as quotes to back up your points. You might consider: In Chapters 6-11, what obstacles does Vargas encounter in trying to pursue employment in his field? What strategies does he use to overcome these? In Chapter 10, what new direction does he go in, and why? What are some examples of an opportunity he had to pass up because of his documentation status? Whats at least one lucky break he got, for example in Chapter 11?2. Summarize Chapt. 13-17. How does his view of himself change and how does that relate to how people relate to him in public? You might check out the article he mentions in Chapt. 17https://www.nytimes.com/2011/06/26/magazine/my-life-as-an-undocumented-immigrant.html .You’ve seen this before. Do you think he really considers himself an outlaw? Be sure to cover in depth the end of Chapt. 17 (page 132-on in the print book). Explain how he explains three different kinds of legislation in the 1960s and how he thinks they are related to one another. On page 133, why do you think it’s so important to him that Kennedy believed in a nation of immigrants? Why do you think he cites this book to his readers; is he trying to persuade a certain kind of reader, and if so, how? What effect did Kennedy’s legislation bring to the United States? On page 134, what are the “white supremacist…phrases” he notes? At the end of the chapter, he notes three kinds of people who do not fit into the “immigrant” narrative that he’s writing: Puerto Ricans (how are these similar to Filipinos?), African Americans and Native Americans. Explain how these last two in particular don’t fit into the narrative that “everyone is an immigrant.”3. Respond: the text and you: In these chapters, what stood out to you in particular, and why? Was there an aspect that resonated with you?