I'm a Filipino, and I'll always be one. We are, indeed, in a borderless world! But we shall make it, given more time. Maybe this is a natural reaction of someone who was left behind, smiling for family pictures that get emptier with each succeeding year.
The Hobbits of the shire traveled all over Middle-Earth, but they chose to come home, richer in every sense of the word. There are also others serving as domestic helpers, care givers, nurses, etc.
I usually imagine myself being white and blonde; similar to what I see when I watch the television. There are many reasons why people, especially Filipinos, migrate to other countries. In a few years, I may take advantage of whatever opportunities that come my way.