In this article the topic of immigrants in the military is discussed. It deals with Erick Ruiz who wanted to join the military but couldn’t due to his family being illegal immigrants. To speed up this process he joined theMilitary Accessions Vital to National Interest (MAVNI). A program which helps speed up the naturalization process. This program has since been suspended leaving many people who lack citizenship with no way to serve the country.
Latin Americans are portrayed as strong as they are trying to find a way to bring back the program. This shows a great amount of strength and unity.
This fits our class themes because it shows people can fight for what they believe in and identify with.