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I Think Immigration Laws Disregard Families

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    It Is Better to Have Loved...

    I KNOW immigration laws hurt families. It is hurting mine right now. I am a US Citizen married to an immigrant who overstayed his Visa. He also lied on his Visa application re: his marital status because someone told him it would help with his Visa request (not smart or...
    lostforlonely lostforlonely 26-30 1 Response Jul 10, 2009

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    Kept Away

     My name is Peter and I have a story to share that is unfolding as I share this with you. It has to do with the woes and confusion of immigration. About 10 years ago i met the most amazing woman and her 4 children on a chat program and we had an almost instant cosmic like...
    acountryaway acountryaway 46-50, M 3 Responses Sep 22, 2009

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    My fiance entered the country illegally in 2000. His status was "deported" since 2006. We met in 2007 and now have a son. The lawyers told us that being married to me, and us having a son would have no effect on his case. We deserve the right to be happy, to be...
    chgraves7 chgraves7 18-21 5 Responses Aug 22, 2009

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    Couldn't Make It To My Grandads Funeral

    When my parents got married, almost 16 years ago, they were planning on moving to the U.S, though at the time it was a little harder so they waited a few years and then immigrated to America. My Moms parents had just recently moved to America, about 3 years...
    MikaPikaSalinas MikaPikaSalinas 13-15, F Aug 6, 2010

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    My Dad Was Deported And Now Everything Sucks...

    3 months ago my dad was depprted back to nigeria. Do not ask me why i dont want to get to deep into it. Well my mom has to do so much stuff that she never did. She has to provide everything for me and my siblings. She is depressed and hates thinking about it but my dad always...
    jolielady94 jolielady94 18-21, F Aug 5, 2010

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    Think for a moment. Remember that there are people out there struggling to make ends meet, giving up everything so their children or families can have a future, even if only...
    Mokarran Mokarran 22-25, M 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    But I'm against illegal immigration. If any one want to immigrate here legally, I would welcome you into my country like I would welcome a good friend into my house. However, if...
    CheerfulOne CheerfulOne 36-40, F 3 days ago

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    If humans can make mistakes can't the people that make the laws make a mistake in making a law Like the law on marijuana it has proven to have so many benefits as opposes to it...
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    Morality has always been a grey area since the dawn of man and his creation of rules and guidelines for citizens to abide by. It is true we as a species need special rules to...
    FainofHearts FainofHearts 22-25, M 2 days ago

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    It is not so that I hate my mother in law because she in my mother in law. No, no, no. I hate her because she is a bad person. At the begining I wanted to be a friend of hers, but...
    emikolic emikolic 26-30, F Jul 3

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    It is interesting how kids are so enthusiastic about life ..they believe they can do anything..their thinking has not been contaminated as of yet..T H E N someone tells them what...
    cbeneath cbeneath 22-25, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I am a teenager, and I don't think I have grown up too fast, rather going through appropriate milestones and learning what I should. But my family knows another family whose kids...
    ICanTotallySurvive ICanTotallySurvive 13-15, F Jul 13

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    Flaws in them. Got called negative. By a veteran. Who thinks like me. But me is negative. Blamed seroquel. He said work on it. Dont they all say that...
    converted converted 46-50, M 1 Response Jun 30

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    I'm married to the love of my life (I thought he was) for almost 3 years now. We worked hard and bought a tiny apartment for us to live together after we got married. Unfortunately...
    lilieme lilieme 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 10

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    I spent all day in my room, distracting myself. It was only when I went to go take a shower that the water works started coming. It might seem weak to feel suicidal, but if it's...
    TheAnonymousINTP TheAnonymousINTP 18-21, F 4 Responses 4 days ago

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    I think it depends. I'm seventeen-years-old and dating a guy twenty-three. I lied about being eighteen when we met back in March in fear that he wouldn't like me or date me but, it...
    Samaccino Samaccino 16-17, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    They are living creatures like us.Why give less or no rights to them.They also wanna be happy like you and me,and if you do not like them...at least do not harm them.If you do not...
    4biandu 4biandu 26-30, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    More legal crimes. America number one in convicted. Price of gas. Price of phones. Price of land. Price of cars. Price of health. Wait. Whats that??? No cures...
    converted converted 46-50, M 1 Response Jun 23

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    I am 21 and my husband is 25. I go to school and work full-time. I have known my husband almost my entire life and our families are very close which makes this 20 times harder. We...
    kalelizabeth kalelizabeth 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 23

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    We have been together for the last 5 years, he was the one that pursue me, and was quite attentive, we would spend a lot of time together, playing video games (we both work in the...
    JenJack JenJack 26-30, F Jul 7

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    Small List Of Where America Ranks In The World: Here in America a lot of people like to claim that we are the best nation on Earth. "We're number one" they say. If one were to...
    asocial asocial 36-40, M 2 Responses Jul 7

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    How do you know if it's really over? My husband and I relationship always consisted of "extreme moments"- when things are great they are head over heels great! In turn when...
    Ashante90 Ashante90 22-25, F 3 Responses Jul 9

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    I'm a white gal with a Hispanic male and our families, excluding my father's family, get along great! I love them and they love me! I'm even the godmother of my Boyfriend's little...
    SurpriseMeToday SurpriseMeToday 18-21, F Jun 23

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    Nearly all parents are not ideal. The ideal parent is something everyone can be, but our society is in a poor enough state that the ideal parents are almost non-existent and are...
    FunnyLookingCorpse FunnyLookingCorpse 18-21 Jun 26

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    You know what you're right. Obama is not a good politician. He's a HUMANITARIAN. He didn't feel the need to send immigrants who desperately wanted a better life away immediately...
    IndoSavior IndoSavior 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 11

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    Found this whilst fondling a friend's profile... People need to remember how it all started when our current president goes on stage,and I do mean stage for I believe all of these...
    Thekidsmom Thekidsmom 36-40, F 1 Response a week ago

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    People think I'm weird . I do admit I can be weird sometimes . But it's mostly on my views on politics , gay marriage , legalizing marijuana , or homosexuals. I'll give anyone...
    MiaSnider MiaSnider 13-15, F 9 hrs ago

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    What's missing in my heart and what is making me feel empty . I think it's lack of love, now that I think of it I know why only when I'm with ppl who love me I don't feel empty . I...
    DrowningInPain2 DrowningInPain2 13-15, F 11 hrs ago

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    I cant help it - my brain is stuck in arousal mode. Whenever I see a woman, the first thing I think is "I wonder if she likes giving bj's" I turn everything sexual, and I walk...
    dominateone dominateone 26-30, M 2 Responses 11 hrs ago

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    I want to point out that I'm not saying or posting this for attention. I genuinely feel ugly. I am very fat, I have short hair and honestly people just don't find that attractive...
    JudeLeDude JudeLeDude 22-25, M 1 Response 9 hrs ago

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    I seriously was just sitting in bed last night thinking, and I looked at the clock and it was 21:15. I figured I would go to sleep soon, before 22:00 hopefully, so I went back to...
    notamirage notamirage 18-21, F 4 hrs ago

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    I've always thought that I'm ugly. Recently, I've thought I'm decent looking... but when I look at myself in the mirror, or see older pictures of myself, I feel sick and bad. One...
    ChellyRocker ChellyRocker 18-21, F 3 hrs ago

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    Last time pople were so nice . Although this pic is for about a year ago . But iam soooooo young in it . Whatever . What do u think ?
    patrickpatterson patrickpatterson 18-21, M 3 Responses 17 hrs ago

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    I gave you my heart, all my love, my life, you are my all, only and everything why cant you see this hurts, why? I love you so much without you I would instantly die I swear I...
    CallmeShaneyney CallmeShaneyney 13-15, F 17 hrs ago

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    Good morning EP! Thinking that I will be showering at 10:30 CST in the US! Anyone want to see?
    BrendanJMeyers BrendanJMeyers 16-17, M 12 hrs ago

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    I only think this is true because I feel as if I can't trust anyone..
    Answeringyou35 Answeringyou35 18-21, F 10 hrs ago

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    I myself don't think I'm weird but hey everyone's a little weird
    Answeringyou35 Answeringyou35 18-21, F 10 hrs ago

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    It's like eating a Pizza... You enjoy the first few bites as they're always the best, the deeper you get you realise it's getting shorter and you take your last few bites and wish...
    AnonymousTony AnonymousTony 18-21, M 1 Response 10 hrs ago

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    almost my whole life ive been called ugly and i just really want to know if anyone thinks im atttactive. on a scale 1-10 or just say "yes" or "no". comment anything you want.
    annaray13 annaray13 16-17, F 10 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    I've been diagnosed with Bulimia in the past, but now I think I'm a bit of both.
    Smileeboo Smileeboo 16-17, F 8 hrs ago

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    A little background first: I met my current boyfriend while he was still dating his ex. I could tell he was into me even though he was dating her. Eventually he got my snapchat and...
    SkinnyJenny420 SkinnyJenny420 18-21, F 2 Responses 7 hrs ago

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    Might aswell see what other people think :D
    Jordanstainn Jordanstainn 13-15, M 3 Responses 7 hrs ago

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    Do you think I'm puuuuuuuuuuuurdy? Lol, Hannah, dare #2 down! I dare all of you to post your game face! Grrrr..!!! (Not really my game face btw.)
    Alejandro80 Alejandro80 31-35, M 3 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    Think Booster Seats and seatbelts Are Helpful and save lives
    goodnites32 goodnites32 22-25, M 3 hrs ago

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    Think Mattress Covers Protect Mattresses
    goodnites32 goodnites32 22-25, M 3 hrs ago

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    for the the right couple, price, and conditions i think it would be awesome to carry a baby for somone
    warden2000 warden2000 31-35, F 3 hrs ago

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    Think Weak Swimmers Need Life Jackets it would stop drowning's
    goodnites32 goodnites32 22-25, M 3 hrs ago

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