At the beginnin of the chapter Esperanza and her family were at the border of Mexicali between Mexico and US. When they went to the other train, that train is the one that goes to LA. So they have to take that train.
After it they had to go to that train, but they have to show his papers to the immigration officers, Esperanza's Mom show their papers and the immigration officer started to ask questions. After Mom answered the questions the officer let them all go to the Train and after that to LA
After all they finally got off on Los Angeles. And Juan that is Alfonso's brother was waiting for them with his family. Juan presented his family. first he said there is my wife Josefina , Isabel my daughter and my two baby twins
after they met Juan's family.they went to Juan's house but in the way they stoped to eat. after Esperanza ate. she went to a quiet place and she remembered how her dad heard the heartbeat and then she tried to heard it too but she can't and she got mad
After a moment Esperanza met a new person her name is Marta, and Isabel told Esperanza that the girl is from another camp where they picked cotton, and then Marta look at Esperanza and she started ask questions to Esperanza. She asked questions like Where Esperanza was from. Esperanza answered to that question, she said I am from El rancho las Rosas and Marta said that she had never heard about that place.
Sometime ago we lived in tents where our work was. Isabel was telling to Esperanza when they were arriving to Isabel's home. Isabel told Esperanza too that they can't live with other people like the Okies and Filipinos. She told Esperanza that people like them have not hot water and Esperanza asked why? Isabel told her if they had hot water they will strike.(Stop work).