"I feel American and I grew up just like my American friends around me. I only wish that I could also have the same opportunities as them."
"Even though the entirety of my life has been in the States, I don’t know if I have a future in this country."
When I turned 21, I had to leave my family, friends, and unfinished college degree to go to a country where I only spent the first year of my life."
"I hope one day I can truly call the only country I’ve ever known “home.”
"Despite my complete cultural assimilation, I could not be more detached from American citizenship"