by Simon Black
I’m an immigrant.
And I’ve been an immigrant for most of my adult life.
Over the past 20+ years, I’ve lived in ten different countries across Asia, Latin America, and the Middle East, and I’ve spent far more time outside my native country (the United States) than in it.
In most cases, whenever I moved to a new country I went through a formal process to obtain legal residency.
Each time the process was straightforward, and I never got the impression that I wasn’t welcome.