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Summary Of Background: Roots In The US

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Background: Roots in the United States
During the 1960s, there was a violent civil war in El Salvador. In all of the chaos, buildings were destroyed, jobs were scarce, and families were torn apart1. Thousands of Salvadorans fled their home country to the United States, and were granted refuge2. [1]
In a conversation with my father, Jose E. Zavala, he disclosed to me the horrific methods that Salvadorans took because they were so desperate to escape the country. Jose E. Zavala was born in El Salvador, and was granted refuge in the United States when the civil war was at its peak, and When the United States did not allow people to migrate, parents would save money and only send their children in a pick-up, led by “coyotes” or people who would
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