This initial rejection took a hard toll on my health. Because of the financial distress, I lost weight and sleep. Keep in mind that during my naturalization application process, I was still studying in a university, paying rent, and working part time. 2011 was the most stressful year yet. But hey you know what—I’m a … More Naturalization (Part 2)
“I wasn’t born here.” A lot of people found that a bit surprising when I told them because they said I don’t really have an accent and I seem to be ‘cultured-up’ very well, but then I’d tell them, “it doesn’t matter where I was born, I am a U.S. citizen now just like any … More Naturalization (part 1)
I absolutely embrace the American culture and the American dream, and I can tell you that my love and admiration for the country comes a very long way. There might have been more trips between Taiwan and America that I made. I traveled so much, and I frankly lost track, but the 4 major ones are … More My Journey to the U.S.