And just look at what a threat my family turned out to be. As I write, you in the home my grandfather built, and me, a fiercely proud immigrant’s daughter with the natural-born right to turn your pointed finger back on yourself.
The odds of still getting approved are slim to none, but I also haven’t officially been denied yet.
Trump’s anti-immigration views aren’t anything new. For people who have watched the 2016 election, he has constantly made claims to build a wall between the U.S. and Mexican borders. Ironically, Donald Trump’s mother was a Scottish immigrant who didn’t get citizenship until 1942.
Sometimes I still feel like an alien on some awful planet but I know that I am not alone. I am a Dominican American, born in the USA from an immigrant parent.
What happens when someone is told that they don’t belong? Even worse, what are the heartbreaking consequences that unfold when an individual is told that their innate characteristics make them unwanted members of society?
We are all children of immigrants, one way or another, and it is time to see ourselves in each other.
This Domestic Violence Victim Went To Court For A Protective Order, But Was Arrested When She Arrived
Immigration and Customs Enforcement had received a tip from an unidentified source, though Attorney Jo Anne Bernal believes it was the woman’s boyfriend and alleged abuser who tipped the authorities off.