Sunday, March 23, 2014
Our Immigrant of the Day has been in the news: "He owns a small business. He is president of the Boulder, Colo. Latino Chamber of Commerce. And now, he is the newly appointed member of the Boulder City Council Human Relations Commission. What makes Jose Beteta’s milestones all the more significant is that the 34-year-old Costa Rican is in the United States illegally – and it’s no secret." Beteta has lived in the United States for 20 years and, through the assistance of an attorney, has tried to regularize his immigration status.