I’d heard about deportation and immigration, especially after president Trump’s controversial stance on immigration. “These aren’t people. These are animals” is what our 45th president said at the California Sanctuary State Roundtable in 2018. I was shocked that he would let those words fall out of his mouth.
At first, people kept asking me why I came to the United States. Then, it was so hard for me to answer them why, but now I can answer them without hesitation. I will just simply tell them that it is because I want a better life.
The fact that I can cover this immigration topic as a teen reporter is something that I am very proud of, indeed, because even some adults try to hide from a topic that has so much to offer.