Click here for an outstanding article by a Chinese-American who has an unwelcome “return” to her homeland.

Similar situations exist here in the Netherlands where there are many second- and third-generation immigrant families whose members have never visited “home” before. They are unfortunately not fully accepted into Dutch society, nor are they accepted should they eventually make the trip to their parent’s, or grandparent’s, homeland.

One hopes that with the increase in immigration and globalization that these kinds of dilemmas become an issue of the past. I look forward to the day that people are accepted for their innate and inherent value, and not because of where they were born or the color of their skin.

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