You Can Come In, But You Can Never Leave

“Sometimes, Colombia feels like a jail.” — one of my students, with a pretty accurate description of the incredible difficulty Colombians face in applying for a visa to study, work or even just visit the U.S. Can someone back home just sponsor these kids already?

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4 thoughts on “You Can Come In, But You Can Never Leave

  1. I’m a little curious about anarchist students in Bogota, could you explain what you mean, I don’t recall my schooldays being so politically charged.

    • Don’t worry, Bogotá hasn’t turned into a tumultuous barrel of crazies. He’s really just a socialist — “my little anarchist” is just my diminutive nickname for him, to distinguish him from all my other darling socialist students. He likes cats far too much to be an actual anarchist.

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