“An illegal immigrant’s story – From arriving a slave to working on checkout at Tesco” is a real-life story written by Ros Wynne Jones. It was published on the 1st of February 2014.

This essay analyses Ruth’s situation regarding work, housing, and the welfare state.

The text is about a very strong woman named Ruth. Ruth came to the United Kingdom as a slave, with no rights or benefits.

In the text Ruth explains how life is as an illegal immigrant in the United Kingdom. Ruth also explains the consequences, of being an illegal immigrant, for her and young daughter Dyanna.

They live in the United Kingdom as illegal immigrants, constantly trying to escape the authorities.