My Life As An Immigrant From Another Country

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As an immigrant from another country, I personally would agree with the fact that there are two sides of me. Spending half of my life in the Philippines and the other half in the United States, my family, home, and community in both of these countries has shaped my life equally. These two different environments definitely clash at times, but they also share many similarities. Very early in my life, my parents had to work overseas in Saudi Arabia and left me and my sister in the Philippines with my grandmother, aunt and uncle, and their children. For this reason, I did not have a normal relationship with my parents for the first half of my life. It’s not that they never visited or not love me, but it was difficult for my 3 or 4-year-old self
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