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I Think Immigration Laws Disregard Families

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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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    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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    Forever Hidden

    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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    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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    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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    Always thinking about sx need some right now
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    What do you honestly think of me? (No hard feelings, because it's not like I know you) lol. All comments greatly appreciated :)
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    Got nothing else to do lol. So what do you think? :p
    Itscookiemonster Itscookiemonster 16-17, F 6 Responses 20 hrs ago

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