This entry is a cartoon depicting the ordeal of getting a visa to the United States from Nigeria. Click the thumbnail. (Click the thumbnail to enlarge the image).

Courtesy, The Guardian August 12 2000.


Here are some help in understanding this cartoon:


Scene 1: Andrew's friend asked "Andrew, how far with your traveling plans?"

Andrew replied, "Everything is working out fine at last. I have gotten myself an American passport. All I need now is some cash."


Scene 2: "Wait a minute. This passport says you are blond, with blue eyes and seven feet tall."


Scene 3: Andrew replied, "I have been trying to get into America for the past 10 years. If they want me to be a a pygmy, an Eskimo or a King Kong - that's what they will get."


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