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America deserves a common-sense immigration process

By Maile M. Hirota

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Apr 24, 2013

~~<p>The creation of a common-sense immigration process is vital to the success of our country.</p>
<p>As a community of immigrants and descendants of immigrants ourselves, we know and understand the hardships of coming to a new country and making a new life. Our grandparents and parents have told us the stories of how they uprooted their families and moved to Hawaii from another country, to work hard and make better lives for themselves and their children. Today, as American citizens, we reap the benefits of their sacrifices and hard work.</p>
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The creation of a common-sense immigration process is vital to the success of our country.

As a community of immigrants and descendants of immigrants ourselves, we know and understand the hardships of coming to a new country and making a new life. Our grandparents and parents have told us the stories of how they uprooted their families and moved to Hawaii from another country, to work hard and make better lives for themselves and their children. Today, as American citizens, we reap the benefits of their sacrifices and hard work. Login for more...



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