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By Marivir Montebon,Bisai Ya,David Bass,Sylvia Hubilla,Leani Auxilio,Tim Sheard,Arnedo Valera

Marivir R. Montebon's memoir, Biting new york, lends an insightful and encouraging presentation of immigration styles within the united states, other than the truth that it truly is every now and then humorous and intriguing. Her personal diaspora isn't a standard one, even if: Immigration used to be her simply selection after her husband, a pace-setter of the Filipino political social gathering Bayan Muna in Bohol, grew to become a sufferer of a precis execution perpetrated by means of army loss of life squads prior to now Arroyo regime. She sought and has been granted a political asylum by means of the U.S. government.

The tale that this booklet tells is an extended saga of crossing the seas. during this memoir, Marivir's circle of relatives participants have been in reality a part of the centuries-old Philippine diaspora. From the suffering nice grandfather who left a tender spouse and babies within the tiny island of Siquijor in critical Philippines, then misplaced his existence within the asparagus farms in Stockton, to this journalist who has turn into an immigrant herself, this booklet has quite a bit to share.

- Foreword, Arnedo Valera, Esq.
Human Rights and Immigration Lawyer
Editor-in-Chief, Migrant historical past Chronicle
Co-executive director, Migrant history Commission

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