Pramila Jayapal

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Drew Angerer/Getty Images New US citizens hold American flags during a naturalization ceremony at Liberty State Park, Jersey City, New Jersey, October 2, 2018

When my parents used all their savings to send me across the oceans from India at the age of sixteen, they made the ultimate sacrifice of separating from their child without knowing if we would ever live on the same continent again. They did so because they believed America was where I would get the best education and have the most opportunity. It took me seventeen years—involving an alphabet soup of visas and the abiding fear that I might not be able to stay in my new home—to get my US citizenship, in 2000. That was a teary and complex moment.…  Seguir leyendo »