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Lawful Permanent Resident Hallelujah

Bello and I have had a very hard year. We’ve also had the best year of our life. That might sound contrary to our travel posts but it’s the truth. 640 more words


US Citizenship

Today the United States Constitution was signed into existence by our Founding Fathers. Thus Sept 17 is celebrated at Constitution Day and Citizenship Day. But what does American Citizenship mean? 22 more words

Let the Path to Dual Citizenship Begin!

Funny, how easy finger print ink wipes off. Apparently, it’s a bear to get out of clothes but with the right cleaner, wipes right off skin. 475 more words


Never Take a Nervous Woman To A Green Card Interview

I was an introvert, facing personal questions, with right and wrong answers. The right answers, keep the love of my life by my side. The wrong answers, well we just didn’t know. 487 more words


Amending America: the 14th Amendment

Join one of the “Amending America” exhibit curators Christine Blackerby for a Facebook Live video on the  Huffington Post Politics page.

On July 9, 1868, the Fourteenth amendment to the U.S. 697 more words

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Becoming American

Today, for the first time, I celebrated Independence Day as an American citizen. A week ago, I stood in a large reception room along with a hundred and seventy-two others and our families, representing forty-seven nations, and we took an oath of allegiance to this country. 375 more words

Woman With Landscape

'But I Am From Brooklyn'

A few days ago, I reported–on Facebook, where else–a conversation with my daughter that went something like this:

Her: Papa, where’s India?
Me: It’s a country in Asia, sweetie, on the other side of the world. 493 more words