This book is dedicated to all of those men, women, and children who immigrate to the United States of America. It is also dedicatedto those who migrate in the United States.
Thanks to everyone who read this book early:Laura Kriss, Karina Hirschfield, Juan Gabriel Sanchez, and ZoeFreeman Siswick. Their advice was very helpful. If there are any imperfections, it is of my own doing.I would also like to thank the faculty of Science Leadership Academy, past and present. Without them I would have not becomethe person I am today.Special thanks to Diana Laufenberg and Yenche Tioanda for anamazing work as my advisors.Thank you to my closest friends. They have always been there forme and I would not have completed this without their support:Laura Kriss, Brittany Hair, Victoria Monahan, Ashley Taraska, and Andrew Bartholomew.Last but definitely not least; I would like to thank the mostimportant person in my life, my mother Luz S. Rivera. She hasgiven me the best 18 years of my life.Thanks to all of you!