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Joined: December 25, 2008
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Wow, after talking to several people about what generation I am and getting confused with each new person that I talked to, (I originally thought of it as, if you are born here then you're first generation regardless of citizenship and etc) I scoured the Internet for a while looking for the correct definition, and I eventually found this thread. I have to say that it has been extremely entertaining reading all of these comments. hahaNonetheless, it has helped me to understand that the term is essentially ambiguous and that the only way to make it unambiguous is to like many of the posts above wrote, be specific.However, there is one question that I have found that everyone has, I think, intentionally avoided and that question is Nola's post from Apr-30-08 11:36AM. I have read through pretty much the entire thread to see whether or not someone has answered this question and no one has, for I am in somewhat the same situation as Nola:My mother is an immigrant from China that came here and married my father, who is also Chinese, but was born in the U.S.Now my question is what would that make me?I would like to hear an opinion on this. I usually refer to myself as 1.5, usually just for a laugh though.
December 25, 2008, 3:40am
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