Today started out off with a buzz of excitement and an air of inspiration. Through the Internet machine doohickey I had found some business-networking group that met at 8.30am. After nearly two weeks of my brain rotting from doing pretty much nothing I was excited to get out there, network with new people and find … More Beef & C3PO
J-1. One letter, one number. To many they mean nothing, but to me they meant my legal entry into the United States. They would become the first of many numbers and letters that would become representative of who I am in this country. It was early 2003. I had recently graduated college in England and … More I’m an English Immigrant Who Did Everything by the Book. And I Still Ended up Undocumented.
They say love conquers all but when it comes to immigration love has limits. Our wedding was amazing. My bride looked stunning, the weather was gorgeous (if a little hot) and judging by the dancing and the spontaneous limbo contest everyone had a good time (and to think we nearly included hard alcohol). I finally … More You’re an American now right?
Defining Myself A few months ago I decided to come out as an undocumented immigrant. I wasn’t sure what to expect. I had carried around this secret that had weighed heavily on my shoulders for years, so much so I had simply got used to the burden and the restrictions that came with it. I … More Defining Myself
As the news story broke last week about my outing myself as undocumented and became the top trending news story on KSBY I was lucky enough to be able to share my story with the San Luis Obispo business community at Good Morning SLO Here is my full speech highlighting this very important issue please … More Coming out speech at GMSLO
Today I made the decision to come out, live on national television (to view the video click here) on ‘The Daily Share‘ airing on Headline News Out of the shadows and into the light. I have lived in America for the past 12 years of my life and consider this great nation my home. I … More Hiding in Plain Sight…………live on national TV
She lights up my soul. The moments were apart are the hardest but in many ways the most sincere and beautiful. When you love someone this much, it affects your state of mind, your well-being. You care about them in a way you never dreamed possible. Those moments she’s driving home fill me with dread … More Love