Nearly 20 years ago, Enrique Modesto illegally entered the US from Mexico. Now, he’s a documented, 34-year-old livery cab driver. He tells us what he risked to come to America, and how the reality of his life here has measured up against his hopes and expectations. He’s joined by Gabriel Thompson, author of There’s No Jose Here.
There’s No Jose Here is available for purchase at amazon.com
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