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Autor:  Miguel Vieira
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Data:  25/JUN/2003 9:28 AM
Assunto:  Re: Cape Cod
 
Mensagem:  Pat, I also know several Canadians, English, and Irish folks who have mastered the American accent and are actually passing as US citizens. It's so much easier for them, if they don't have a foreign accent, they can just say that they're from Ohio, and nobody would even doubt it. For instance, when they apply for a job, all they are asked for is their social security cards and their drivers licence. In the I-9, they check the citizens box, as opposed to the permanent alien box. They're not asked to provide proof of their citizenship. That's the advantage their color and last names give them. Folks like me, however, the Lopes, Monteiros, Gosalvez, Silvas almost always are asked for prove of citizenship if we were to check the "citezen" box.


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 English Made in Brazil -- English, Portuguese, & contrastive linguistics
Cape Cod  –  Miguel Vieira  22/JUN/2003, 6:01 PM
Re: Cape Cod  –  pat  23/JUN/2003, 8:54 AM
Re: Cape Cod  –  Miguel Vieira  23/JUN/2003, 1:56 PM
Re: Cape Cod  –  Jonas  23/JUN/2003, 7:45 PM
Re: Cape Cod  –  Miguel Vieira  23/JUN/2003, 9:05 PM
Re: Cape Cod  –  Rodolfo  23/JUN/2003, 9:19 PM
Re: Cape Cod  –  Miguel Vieira  23/JUN/2003, 9:45 PM
Re: Cape Cod  –  Jonas  23/JUN/2003, 10:15 PM
Re: Cape Cod  –  pat  24/JUN/2003, 9:20 AM
Re: Cape Cod  –  Miguel Vieira  24/JUN/2003, 2:14 PM
Re: Cape Cod  –  pat  25/JUN/2003, 8:58 AM
 Re: Cape Cod  –  Miguel Vieira  25/JUN/2003, 9:28 AM
Re: Cape Cod  –  pat  26/JUN/2003, 7:26 AM

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