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Stories and information about families, relationships, and children; includes education, parenting, adoption, and other issues

OP-ED: My Family’s Papers

Grandparents cannot petition for their grandchildren, either, but my family didn’t see a future for me in the Philippines. They made a decision to send me, alone and without papers, to live with my grandparents. They assumed I would find a woman and get my legal residence through marriage. But I came out as gay in high school, which considerably complicated matters.

The New York Times
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February 13, 2013

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