obstacle draft.docx - Huang Huilin Huang Nicole Fernandes Univ 111 047 Obstacle My parents decided to move to America not only for the reunion of our

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HuangHuilin Huang Nicole FernandesUniv 111 047 September 15, 2017ObstacleMy parents decided to move to America not only for the reunion of our family as I have two aunts who moved to the US 10 years ago, but also for our siblings’ education and betterfuture, according to one of the conversations I had with mom. I did not know the plan at all until my dad told me few days before we head to the consulate for our visa. When I grew up, there were always days that my parents had to leave me with my grandma and go to places that were far ways from own town, which I was told by my grandma that they had some very “important business” need to do. Sometimes I even thought that they went to jail because they disappeared for the entire week or two. My mom would occasionally ask me questions about how I think of America and whether I wanted to immigrate there in the future for college and better job opportunities when we watching news that was related to America or during family dinner time. Iguess my parents might have implied me so many times that we would go to the United States soon up until the day I found this out from my dad. My parents prepared everything ahead without letting both of me and my sister know, I wished they should have told me the fact in the beginning so I could get ready for the unknown adventure, which it won’t lead me facing numerous challenges as soon as I got to the United States.Our new home was in the capital of the United States, Washington DC or known as the District of Columbia, which was when my aunt settled since she came here. The flight was 15hours long, but no one complained about it until we got off the plane since it was our first flight.
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HuangMy mom gave me some “mini-lesson” while we were still on the plane to tell me how I should answer at the border control station. I was not paying tension at all as I thought there might be aninterpreter available by the windows for serving immigrants like us. Before we landing, the flightattendants passed out the entry form to our family and it was written in English. I only wrote down the basic personal information and tried to fill out the rest with the translation app that I
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