This week I began the procedure to get my VISA and due to the fact that I was a little confused I decided to ask a friend of mine how to proceed. What she told me did not surprised me, but saddened me: use your Spanish passport, not the Argentinian.
As many Argentinians I am an immigrant descendent. My grandparents were Polish, German, Portuguese and Spanish and among them all was my second citizenship, my grandmother’s. Even though it took me a lot of time, after two years I finally acquired my Spanish passport and this journey to USA will be the first time I’m using it. But even if this journey is bringing a lot of joy I do feel a little saddened because of the situation. Besides being a 3rd World Country and besides some much corruption why does the procedure of getting the VISA takes so long when you are South American and so little when you are European? I know, statistics. But we are nice people, people! Continue reading