What is the author's purpose in the story "Visitors, 1965" by Oscar Hijuelos in the book Imagining America?

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Imagining America is a collection of thirty-seven short stories that addresses a variety of cultures by showcasing various immigrants and their lives in America. Many of the stories do touch on the political ramifications of being an immigrant in America. They also discuss the disparities between being an “illegal immigrant,” a refugee, a poor immigrant, or a business-owning immigrant, and how it makes such a difference in the lives of each one.

“Visitors, 1965” is written by American-born

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