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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 ny, lends an insightful and encouraging presentation of immigration styles within the united states, other than the truth that it truly is now and then humorous and intriguing. Her personal diaspora isn't a regular one, although: Immigration used to be her basically selection after her husband, a pace-setter of the Filipino political occasion Bayan Muna in Bohol, turned a sufferer of a precis execution perpetrated via army demise squads up 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 a protracted saga of crossing the seas. during this memoir, Marivir's circle of relatives individuals have been in truth 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 primary Philippines, then misplaced his lifestyles within the asparagus farms in Stockton, to this journalist who has develop into an immigrant herself, this ebook 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 background Commission

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