UNT student’s long path to citizenship

Submitted by wdc on Thu, 2017-03-30 12:39

<p><span>For as long as Amani Balowa can remember, he considered himself an American. He spent almost his entire life in Grand Prairie, Texas, but knew he was born in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. What he didn’t know until he started applying for college was that while he felt like an American and was raised as an American, he wasn’t actually an American citizen.</span></p>