Mentioning being undocumented immigrant in the past?


I am not sure if this type of question has been asked before, but here it goes. Is it safe to mention in the application or in the personal statement or any other essay that at some point I was an undocumented immigrant in this country? It does explain more clearly the difficulties I had to overcome, but if it is not a good idea to mention that, I would work on the wording more carefully.
Thank you in advance.

I do not recommend yo put that information in a personal statement. Telling you emigrate it is enough. Because telling such information can make someone think you knowingly came to this country without following the proper legal process for a lawful entrance. You do not know the position from the person reading your personal statement about illegal immigration. Anything illegal it is a huge red flag.

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Yeah. That’s what I’m thinking. Thanks for the response.