And the paths you take rely heavily upon the money you have for American citizenship. If you have money and are deemed “worthy" and “indispensable” like doctors, engineers, people with specialized money making skills.
Poor people and unskilled people don’t get a shot at slavery. Coming from Black and Brown countries (African, Spanish, etc.) with histories to slavery and colonization you’re less likely to have the thousands of $$ to apply legally for citizenship. Citizenship is s shame for some, a guarantee for others. The skin color matters.