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my fate in someone else's hands

  Very little about our lives is constant or totally certain, and while we have control

over many things, we can’t control everything that happens to us...


 I left Tarnow, Poland and arrived in Chicago in 1995. I have chosen this country, and I love living here; however immigration is not only a geographical change, it involves changes in all of the life aspects, including social,  cultural, environmental, behavioral, and lifestyle, which causes several traumatic events that negatively impact the mental well-being of immigrants.

I have applied for permanent residence three times and been refused twice. It has finally happened. I am no longer an undocumented immigrant. 

 My biggest dream has come true, but many of my friends are still waiting ...


 (2020-2021 / 13 photographs)

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