Undocumented Citizen

"...Somewhere around Little Rock, Arkansas, I realized my ID had gone missing at the motel where we were staying. (To this day, nobody has turned it in, or even bothered trying to use it if they had found it.)..."

The usual discussion of credentials and documentation concerns immigrants, documented or otherwise.

The situation can also occur with native born citizens, and it is an absolutely Kafkaesque nightmare.


web.archive.org/web/2018081715

Just noticed the irony that Kafka, who hated bureaucracy, had his name become the word for horrific bureaucracy.

@dredmorbius

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