My Anxiety Ridden Path Back To America

The stress of the process can make or break it for anyone who tries.

Photo by Christian Erfurt on Unsplash

April 2021:

“I’ve been here for the past two hours and every single person got rejected. I don’t think anyone will get a visa today.”

This blood-curdling message came from a short, stout woman in her late 60s, who elbowed her way to the beginning of the line to enter the…



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Rixlie Fozilova

Rixlie Fozilova


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