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The Idea of a ‘Good Enough’ Immigrant for the U.S. Doesn’t Exist

I worked so hard to remain in this country and yet these efforts still didn’t add up

Illustration: Rose Wong

II moved to the United States in August 2016 to attend graduate school where I would be trained to become a mental health clinician. It was an interesting era — at the peak of presidential election mayhem. I was a…




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she/her, a trauma therapist making mental health education more accessible.

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