Immigrants tend to worry about their kids. After all, for many, that’s why they came to the United States. Will the opportunities be there? Will they fit in? Will they fit in too well and abandon their roots?
“I thought I was running to save my life from back home, but here it’s a different fight, a different ball game,” Eugene Peba says.
Ahmad Mansour, a 13-year-old Palestinian refugee in Lebanon is viewing life through a different lens in his refugee camp. His is a camera lens.
“Many of my patients are caught between two worlds,” said Abecassis. They have had sex already but are expected to be virgins at marriage.
Last year, 23 years after he began, Man was laid off…Finally, after 25 years of living with a language barrier that has kept him from the overwhelming majority of the American population, Man has time to learn English.
A strong Brazilian currency, cheap communication and a notoriously loose Italian citizenship law allow . . . [many]to immigrate without much sacrifice.
What makes this journey even more difficult, as it is for so many other unaccompanied minors, is a complicated legal system that poses a whole new set of challenges when they do make it to Spain’s shores alive.
“And when I came here my eyes were amazed, there were lights in the streets and everything was clean. But now, even if they give me tons of money I would refuse it! I just want to go back to my family,” she exclaims, playfully pounding her fist on the desk.
The mental illnesses of immigrants like Carlos often take a heavy emotional and financial toll on their families. Click here…
Uma Timsina remembers the day that made her a girl seeking refuge.