Why Do Borders and Passports Dictate What Country I Get to Call Home?
The contours of a border become a lot less rigid when you carry what are deemed to be the right documents.
The Good Immigrant
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“The day you sit idle, you are inviting illness and despondency upon yourself. I don’t want to be dependent on anybody. I have too much self-respect.”
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Often we only talk about what the immigrant gains, or what they “take.” We don’t consider what they have left behind.