I believe he should be allowed to apply for citizenship and work in the United States. We need more people here that genuinely care for their fellow human beings. I believe people like Manuel make this world a better place showing what true compassion for others is all about.
To the statement in this article that he “broke the law” and shouldn’t be rewarded I say stop being ridiculous. This man saved a boy’s life and he probably be dead if Manuel wasn’t there to help him. People are rewarded for breaking the law everyday anyway – if you speed on the highway you get to work quicker..
News 4 Flipside: Should Cordova be granted special visa?
Posted: Dec 5, 2007 10:55 PM
Should Jesus Manuel Cordova, the illegal border crosser who helped a stranded 9 year old boy, be given a work visa?
They met in the desert on Thanksgiving Day. Cordova was walking to Tucson and Christopher Buckleitner had just been in a car crash with his dying mother.
The man from Mexico stayed with the boy until he was rescued, knowing he would be deported.