Jul 17, 2019
Love, Your Immigrant Parents
Our parents are superheroes. One morning, after long deliberation, they decided they wanted a better life for their families and packed their bags, trading in their comfortable lives for challenging ones. They conquered the difficulty of an unfamiliar language, navigated the brand new culture, and explored countless communities to fit into the new country. They left behind their parents, their loved ones, their closest friends. They are immigrants, and they are our everyday inspirations.
Today we dive deep into our parents’ immigration journeys, and discuss our experiences growing up with immigrant parents - from everything to being embarrassed about their broken English, to learning to express love through every way except saying the L word.
12:00 Sponsorship, ok Crystal clarified with her mom: a sponsor was needed if you were going to school in the new country and needed a student visa (Crystal's parents were enrolling in Canadian university to get their Canadian master d…