Experiencing the Unknown as an Immigrant Within U.S. Territory: Forced Out of Our Country to Save Our Lives

Cover of Book – photo by the author

The Push I Needed

I began writing a series on immigration almost two years ago. The book was about three-fourths completed and even though I knew how it would continue to unfold; I slacked on finishing it. But after an encouraging message this past week from a dear friend of mine, I opened the file where I had left off and completed it. I’m not sure if it will be a hit or not. I am happy with the results but was nervous about publishing.

My Book is Out!

It’s finally out. The first series of my new book, Experiencing the Unknown as an Immigrant within the United States Territory: Forced Out of Our Country to Save Our Lives, is out and I am super excited about it! It’s based on a true story with minor tweaks here and there, like name changes and a few others, to protect the family’s privacy. If you’re interested, you can find it on Amazon. For now, it is only available in the Kindle version but the paperback will be out soon.

What is the Story About?

 Immigration is a hot topic in the United States. While some fight for the rights of North Americans, others advocate for human rights regardless of where you are from. Everyone knows how it should be or has an opinion to give. But no one really knows what goes on during the process. This story is the first issue of a series on immigration. What made the immigrants run away from their country? The process they went through when arriving in North America. Their daily struggles before becoming an American citizen. I based this series on true stories expressed by current immigrants living in the United States.

Here’s an excerpt from the Book

Carmen had a good life in Colombia. She was a widow raising four children on her own after a serious illness took her husband’s life. After her husband’s death, she overcame the tragic event of his death and, with determination, lifted her family. Carmen had a house, job, health, and a loving family. But another family tragedy put their lives in danger. She never thought they would take her away from the only life she had known to save her and her children from the guerilla. Now Carmen must fend for herself and her children in the United States with the uncertainty of ever going back to her native country of Colombia.

Thank You!

Thank you for your support. I hope you enjoy it.


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