Carrie wrote:To be honest, during that time between Pacepa defection and the Revolutions I'm surprised even your dad got a visa to leave. Especially to come to the U.S.
To be honest, I don't think it's much better even now..
Or at least a few years ago. There was some sort of lottery or something, that awarded visas to people, because it was so hard to get otherwise, and I know even that was so corrupt.. if you didn't know someone
important, there was little to no chance of "winning."
Not sure if it's still like that, but this is hot it was at least about two years ago.. and it hasn't been a communist government since '89.