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I Think Immigration Laws Disregard Families

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 18 People

    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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    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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    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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    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...
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    Say for instance a new born baby boy has to gay fathers. He grows up. Do you think he'll have interest in boys because his parents are gay or will that not have an effect on him...
    PrinceAkeem PrinceAkeem 18-21, M 1 Response Sep 21

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    I just finished watching a film that I know I'm going to fail miserably trying to share because it was touching in a personal way to me. It was a film about a young girl from the a...
    TheShadowedGirl TheShadowedGirl 31-35 1 Response Sep 21

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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...
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    Of course they should . Families are made out of love . Period. Regardless of gender or sexual orientation . Plain as that
    82creativetype 82creativetype 31-35, F 1 Response Oct 6

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    ... about when a boyfriend was telling me why he had chosen me to be his girlfriend. When it came to repaying the compliment, my mind went completely blank. All I could think of...
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    prynee prynee 26-30, M 1 Response 16 hrs ago

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    This emotion still overwhelms me thinking about i passed a long time here and now it has been a home for me..
    ExUser007 ExUser007 18-21, F 9 hrs ago

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    People in this house people at school....they see me walk, but never hear me talk....they assume they know me and think they know what im thinking and they know whats going on in...
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    To make a long story short I was talking to a guy in the summer and you know we were jus talking and talking so much for a good two weeks and the next thing you know it We were...
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    I care to much what others think of me. I feel confined to a box that restricts what makes me happy. When I am in a social scene my interactions become dry rather than fun because...
    Benreal1 Benreal1 22-25, M Sep 24

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    Think about life itself, not about your everyday life and that kind of stuff, think literally about existence, conciousness, like what is this? Is the universe a tiny part of...
    artur1197 artur1197 22-25, M 2 Responses Sep 26

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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 1 Response 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...
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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 2 days ago

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    I used to think that you were supposed to love people who loved you back, as if we had a choice in choosing who we handed our hearts to. I think it's funny how it all works out...
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