Many people come to the United States for various opportunities. Those who choose to make a new life here desire to aid their loved ones in doing the same.
The unfortunate reality in the United States is that even minor, unintentional mistakes, if they break the law, can lead to extensive detention for those entering the country from elsewhere. You may feel like your situation is easily explainable and should not be a big deal, but the authorities could feel very different.
You want to immigrate and become a U.S. citizen. It has always been a dream of yours. However, you have heard that it takes a long time, and it's a bit concerning to you. How long will it really take?
With the current state of immigration in the United States, immigrants may feel that they face discrimination issues in many areas. This can impact their ability to get a job, find a place to live, integrate into society and much more. In some cases, discrimination could even lead to arrest and incarceration.
You speak English, but you are certainly a nonnative speaker. This means you face some hurdles in the workplace. You don't always know how to communicate effectively with English-speaking co-workers. You also worry that some of them have trouble understanding you due to your accent, even when speaking properly.