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Let US not Remain Oblivious – By a Student in San Francisco California

I am a Mexican and Black American female student, and I attend one of the most socially/politically aware universities in the nation, at least in my opinion, San Francisco State University. Ever since I turned 13, I have never lived in a place…
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Immigration and Desperation – By a Student in Vestal New York

According to recent statistics, there are over 840,000 immigrant students in American Schools (“Educational Services”). At least one-third of all students in U.S. schools will be immigrants or have parents who are immigrants (Tamer, 2014).…
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Freedom – By a Student in Stafford Virginia

For as long as I can remember, I have always had a very generous personality, which is without a doubt, all because of the way that my parents raised me. My mom was an elementary school teacher and my dad served in the U.S. Army for almost 30…
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The Benefits of Immigration – By a Student in Tampa Florida

It is very important to talk about the changes that need to be made regarding immigrants. Due to the importance of these changes, many immigrants and their family members have been protesting, so that the members of congress and the senate talk…
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The Desperate Need for Immigration Reform – Bartlesville, Oklahoma

We desperately need immigration reform. This topic has been so hotly debated, because no one is exempt from its effect. This issue cannot continue to go unaddressed. We need to have rational, well-informed, dialogue on this topic. This can be…
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Applying for a Visa and Why You Need a Lawyer – By a Student in Abilene Texas

Immigration issues can often be complex and difficult to understand. Some think they can get by without hiring an immigration lawyer, or that hiring one can be expensive, which is sometimes true. However, minute mistakes that can otherwise be…
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Obtaining a Work Visa in America

Now, in any situation, going to apply for any government form or identification is a strenuous process. No one likes to wait in long lines to talk to one employee, that sends you to another line to talk to another employee. Yes, very annoying.…
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The Two Ways to Apply for Asylum – By a Student in Oley, Pennsylvania

Millions of people a year are displaced due to persecution. Fortunately for these people there are countries that can provide help to these people, the United States being one of the most prevalent countries. Asylum is an immigration benefit…
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Lawyer Patri – By a Student in Penndel, Pennsylvania

As a child growing up in Ghana, I had plans of travelling the world, particularly the United States because of the many Disney shows like Hannah Montana. However, I learned when I was nine that to travel outside West Africa, I had to have a…
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Changing Immigration – By a Student in Colorado Springs Colorado

Immigration Reform Reform itself means change. Although many people are afraid of change, it is sometimes necessary because it can improve a situation. Change can be as small as changing hair color or as big as moving to another country. These…
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Immigrating From Brazil to America – By a Student in Chicago, Illinois

“You sound like a first-year law student.” “Exactly. We got into this business because we thought the law was a higher calling. We could fight injustice and social ills, and do all sorts of great things because we were lawyers. We were…
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Are You For or Against Immigration? – By a Student in Winter Park, Florida

When I was 13 my mother was deported. I did not know my parent’s and one of my sisters were undocumented at the time. I didn’t even know what undocumented meant. This for me was one of the most defining events of my life and continues to…
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Public Opinion and Immigration Reform – By a Student in Saugerties, New York

In his now famous and frequently quoted speech Presidential candidate Donald Trump declared that “I will build a great wall — and nobody builds walls better than me, believe me — and I’ll build them very inexpensively. I will…
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Let Us Not Abandon Dreams – By a Student in Mooresville North Carolina

According to the U.S. Department of Education, “just over 82 percent of the students who were high-school seniors during the 2013-14 year went on to receive their high school diplomas.” Most students go on to test their dreams and live the…
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The Importance of Form I918B – By a Student in Islip, New York

Undocumented women face unique challenge in domestic violence situations fears Of deportation, loss of child custody, inability to work lawfully and to earn minimum wage, and the inability to access federal protections and health care. These…
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Who You Need To Contact When Applying For Asylum – By a Student in Keene, Texas

Applying for asylum can be difficult when one does not know what to do or who to contact. There are many reasons for why people seek for asylum; reasons such as they suffer from persecution due to religion, race, or nationality, but all applicants…