You really should read this this piece from eurobrat.wordpress.com.
I, too, am an immigrant.
I may not be brown-skinned, but I’m still here to take your job. My parents took your jobs, too. I’m not sure if these are jobs Americans just won’t do. All I know is that we’ve worked our butts off to build the life we’ve got in this country. And I know undocumented immigrants who work even harder.
I may not wear a hijab, but I know what it’s like to be a refugee. I know what it’s like to fear the government of my old homeland, and to hope and pray that I will be accepted in my new one. And yet what my family experienced is nothing compared to those fleeing their bombed out houses and lives in Syria.
I’m lucky to have white skin, so I don’t stand out too much. Unless I speak and you hear my accent, you may think…
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