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I Think Immigration Laws Disregard Families

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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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    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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    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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    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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    I am an immigrant. I'd like to say it doesn't define me but in reality it does. I've always been very ashamed of myself. I always tried to be invisible to the world. I felt like...
    yayami yayami 22-25, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Load of fuss over this at the moment in the UK. We have a prime minister who didnt have a mandate from the people. And he now has to try and galvanise his party for support. One...
    picklebobble picklebobble 46-50, M 18 hrs ago

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    On the other hand, there are a few people who find themselves allowed to offer you information without the need of becoming registered. These people include things like:The...
    Laurenazrj90 Laurenazrj90 31-35, M 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    To be able to do any of the above, you might have a visa. A visa is really a sort of authorization stamped to the passport permitting the non-citizen to enter, stay or leave a...
    Laurenazrj90 Laurenazrj90 31-35, M 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    An Immigration Agent is likewise responsible for implementing the guidelines pertaining towards the choosing of unlawful aliens. The legislation pertaining to this offence are...
    Laurenazrj90 Laurenazrj90 31-35, M 1 Response 21 hrs ago

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    People who emigrate are called emigrants. The act of emigrating is known as emigration. Nonetheless, these phrases are significantly less frequent than immigrant and immigration...
    Laurenazrj90 Laurenazrj90 31-35, M 1 Response 18 hrs ago

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    To be eligible for condition sponsorship in WA applicants should have an profession within the state’s capabilities checklist. Furthermore, applicants should prove they've...
    Laurenazrj90 Laurenazrj90 31-35, M 1 Response 9 hrs ago

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    disetujui/lawful . Sebuah bisnis dapat mensponsori seseorang untuk visa ini jika mereka tidak dapat menemukanA 2 Z Migration Solutions Pty Ltd does not merely support in getting a...
    Laurenazrj90 Laurenazrj90 31-35, M 1 Response 9 hrs ago

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    When your application receives turned down, that could severely limit your ability to make an application for a visa yet again in future.Julie and Amy are�registered migration...
    Laurenazrj90 Laurenazrj90 31-35, M 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    immigration - your body of immigrants arriving for the duration of a specified interval; "the increased immigration strengthened the colony"Overseas Emigration Visas Edinburgh...
    Laurenazrj90 Laurenazrj90 31-35, M 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    I am an immigrant. I'd like to say it doesn't define me but in reality it does. I've always been very ashamed of myself. I always tried to be invisible to the world. I felt like...
    yayami yayami 22-25, F 1 day ago

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    I am an immigrant. I'd like to say it doesn't define me but in reality it does. I've always been very ashamed of myself. I always tried to be invisible to the world. I felt like...
    yayami yayami 22-25, F 1 day ago

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    I am an immigrant. I'd like to say it doesn't define me but in reality it does. I've always been very ashamed of myself. I always tried to be invisible to the world. I felt like...
    yayami yayami 22-25, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I am an immigrant. I'd like to say it doesn't define me but in reality it does. I've always been very ashamed of myself. I always tried to be invisible to the world. I felt like...
    yayami yayami 22-25, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    A preference of civil and law enforcement retirement plans that allow for complete retirement immediately after twenty years of serviceTo apply for the most beneficial visa for you...
    Laurenazrj90 Laurenazrj90 31-35, M 1 Response 12 hrs ago

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    I know the title is I don't like my in laws but I it should be my in laws don't like me .... I guess you could say I have a different name which I don't care to share but these...
    BlackWidow65 BlackWidow65 18-21, F Oct 17

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    BY Linkin Park I am a little bit of loneliness a little bit of disregard Handful of complaints but I can’t help the fact that everyone can see these scars I am what I want you to...
    ManWhoWalkedIntoTheSea ManWhoWalkedIntoTheSea 22-25, F Oct 3

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    I like my future in laws they talk to me over the phone they really like me
    sims3freak sims3freak 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 21

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    My weakness........My nature i.e caring,sensitive,touchy n worrying fr all.....i guess its enough n um done with it i should move on......i m so stupid i get attached to people so...
    Mughee Mughee 22-25, F 4 Responses Oct 14

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    Does he still think about me? We were together for two years and went through A LOT especially with our families and my health. When we were forced to break up he got into smoking...
    december789 december789 16-17, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Just done watching "her" for the second time. I was so captivated when I first saw it in the cinemas, that I got a copy on DVD. It's one of those movies that takes you places and...
    freestyler605 freestyler605 22-25, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    My last story was 2011..........its 2014 and I'm literally dying inside, emotionally, physically and mentally from all the stress, emotional abuse, and mental abuse my son is...
    honeysuckle23 honeysuckle23 46-50, F 1 Response Oct 1

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    When I was 11, I met what would be the best friend of my childhood. I grew up in a home which lacked love in any meaningful sense. I found making friends hard, but when I met Sarah...
    EverlyAnn EverlyAnn 31-35, F 1 Response Oct 22

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    Here's a real SHOCKER for some of the younger members of EP: Almost ALL of us were "accidents"! That doesn't mean that most of us were unwanted, merely unplanned! Trust me. Wait...
    Beaver318 Beaver318 41-45, M 1 Response Oct 22

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    As each day passes I can feel this urge filling up inside of all Patriot Conservative Americans. The Liberals have ran this country for far too long and we will no longer tolerate...
    SgtsLittleGirl SgtsLittleGirl 22-25, F 2 Responses Oct 13

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    I would like to think I was a 6'2" Brazilian Lady Warrior with a perfect can.
    bombchu bombchu 22-25, F 3 hrs ago

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    Hey guys, so today I went to the 'The Private Clinic' @ Surry Hills to get an pregnancy termination. We got there around 10:12am and as soon as we we're walking in some protestors...
    x3myonewish x3myonewish 18-21, F 6 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    Of course they should . Families are made out of love . Period. Regardless of gender or sexual orientation . Plain as that
    ArtsyFaerie32 ArtsyFaerie32 31-35, F 1 Response Oct 6

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    Pondering Thought: Cure Or EndureThe paradox of our time in history is that :We have taller buildings but SHORTER TEMPERS,wider freeways, but NARROW VIEWPOINTS,We spend more, but...
    kuveeraa kuveeraa 36-40 2 Responses Oct 20

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    I have a few suggestions for people in every nation in this world: 1) Plan your families. Make sure you have some sort of a job or a way to make money or have access to some...
    CayucosBeach CayucosBeach 46-50, M 5 days ago

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    ...Ive always known this about myself and its one of the things i really battle and struggle with daily. This last week has been a tough one for me regarding my over thinking and...
    lilreddress lilreddress 36-40, F 2 Responses Oct 6

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    I think too much, I think. Not sure. I have to think about it some more. Because I am a thinker. So many things to think about. Stupid things, I think. Thinking wastes time...
    2ndB3ST 2ndB3ST 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 7

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    I'm always thinking about everything at once. It hurts because sometimes ill start thinking about things that have happened then I come close to crying then bad thoughts come to my...
    ThomasKR ThomasKR 16-17, M 1 Response Oct 9

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    It's really weird cause I know I think to much, for example asking yourself something and a word pops up in my mind.....I think hmmmm what does that mean and google it only to find...
    lovenlight84 lovenlight84 26-30, F 1 Response Oct 12

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    I think about death also i think about ways of death,,i think i dont deserve to be alive ,,every day i fighting these ideas amd i cant stop thinking about death,,i have a daughter...
    Maryam75 Maryam75 26-30, F 1 Response Oct 12

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    Worst Feeling: when you can't sleep because you're thinking and thinking and thinking and thinking and thinking and thinking and thinking
    bR0k3nWings bR0k3nWings 18-21, F 6 Responses Oct 13

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    When I think, I think about things that are unable to occur, or even exist. I think about world peace, I think about the absence of war, I think about children who are no longer...
    aminaas aminaas 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 15

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    I had a weird dream the other night. I was sitting in bed at my parents house in a pepto bismol pink room as it was as a kid. I started seeing sparkles on the ceiling as I could...
    Dayzdreamer Dayzdreamer 26-30, F Oct 17

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    i dont even know where to begin with this one. shes five years older then me. we have gone through points in our relationship where we get along and then we dont, at all. we took...
    LiveloveJ LiveloveJ 26-30, F 1 Response Oct 17

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    I have this problem of thinking too deep and getting lost in the thought. For example, today I was thinking on self harm. I used to cut, not in a "I WANT TO DIE RIGHT NOW" way, but...
    Brookiesayseyoo Brookiesayseyoo 13-15, F Oct 22

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    "Beggin For Thread" "Banks" So I got edges that scratch And sometimes I don't got a filter But I'm so tired of eating All of my misspoken words I know my disposition...
    NewBeginnings77 NewBeginnings77 31-35, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    After listening to the song about 1,000 times, I think I have found the messages behind this song. One of them is that you should always be yourself. One of the verses says "You...
    coltonfawley coltonfawley 13-15, M 1 Response 20 hrs ago

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