Sunday, June 30, 2019

The Unimaginable Becomes Prosaic



 I can remember, and it wasn’t so long ago, when getting into the US represented a significant challenge. First you had to apply for a visa (which contained a raft of tricky questions along the lines of ‘are you a terrorist or do you intend to commit acts of terrorism while in the US?’) and if memory serves me correctly you even had to do an interview with some steely-eyed bureaucrat. My niece overstayed her visa and was summarily deported, never to return. A friend of my wife who livedI in America, was married to an American and whose kids were born there was, together with her kids, refused permission to board the plane at Shannon due to some technical glitch in their documentation.  Read More>>>


No comments: