Some of my kin has been here 400 years.
If family tradition and a common sense read on known history is to be believed, some of them have been here a whole lot longer than that. At least a thousand years longer.
Which has absolutely nothing to do with the price of tea in China. Or with the existence of a birth certificate in Mombassa.
Or whether the United States of America is still a nation with defined borders and the rule of law.
Your kin have been here for 1,4000 years? So they came here in the 7th century from where, praytell?
Your kin have been here for 1,400 years? So they came here in the 7th century from where, praytell?