I am often asked how I moved to the US, what happened that made me leave my country, if I fled, escaped or what. The truth is not so clear cut, not exactly that simple. I didn’t wake up one day and decided: “I am moving!”. It was a succession of events. Let it be known, however, that if I had had to face the laws that are in place today, I would most likely not had been able to become a citizen. Whether I would be one of those infamous “illegals” or if I had gone back to Italy, it’s something I don’t know, even after having married a citizen… or two. Just recently in fact, a Mexican man, who had been living in the US his whole adult life, having been brought here as a child, even though he married a citizen, built a business and had aRead More →