“Sometimes, officers tell you, ‘Hey, you ain’t shit! This is you, this is your life, you’re nothing but a criminal.’ Hearing that once or twice is nothing, but hearing that day in and day out for months at a time, you start to say, ‘Damn, you know what, maybe I ain’t. Maybe I’m not good enough. Maybe I am what they say that I am.’”
Article written by Mizue Aizeki @ Medium.com. To read the complete article, click <a href=”https://medium.com/@mizue/indefensible-stories-of-resilience-in-the-face-of-deportation-7d8947c400b8”>here</a>.