Junot Diaz Has Something to Say About Immigration Reform
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The acclaimed Dominican-American writer has managed to speak about Immigration Reform like only he can. In his latest interview with Sigal Ratner-Arias, the MIT professor gives his piece of mind on assimilation, language, and the myths that surround the Latino/a immigrant experience in the US.
### via The Huffington Post
NEW YORK — He has won a Pulitzer, teaches Americans how to write at MIT and his Spanish-sprinkled stories have been acclaimed in the United States. But Junot Diaz, who arrived from the Dominican Republic at the age of 6, says he has never stopped feeling like an immigrant.
And he thinks the idea of immigration reform is as romantic as the coming of Jesus.
"Well, I am not a believer so I don't know!" he said with skepticism in a recent interview.