August 17, 2019
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Migrating for a Better Life

“I have four children. I am their only provider since my husband left us four years ago,” says Amina of her situation in Nigeria, “I left my homeland ...
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“I am Now Complete”: A Father, Three Daughters and a Joyful Reunification

On a July morning in 2018, three young girls — 9-year-old Eunice Neema, 7-year-old Bless Riziki and 4-year-old Plenty Buya — sit calmly with their caretakers on a ...
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“I Would Not Migrate Ever Again Due To The Suffering I Experienced- Maro

“I wanted better work so I left Ethiopia in January 2017. I completed grade 10 but I could not go to university and I could not get a ...
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“I am more than happy that I managed to return to my family”- Shafiq

“My name is Shafiq and I arrived in Greece from Pakistan in 2017. I worked for eight years at a gas station in Pakistan, but my income was ...
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The Desert Route – Souleyman Tells His Story.

“When I left Gambia, due to the former political situation in my country, it was a challenge to find work. I couldn’t afford to continue my studies either ...
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New life in New Zealand

In 2005, I arrived in Auckland, New Zealand. I came with my two daughters and my lovely wife, Mary. We stayed in a resettlement center for six weeks ...
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Life In Prison -Mariam

I was born and grew up in Nigeria but I left when I was 18 years old to live with my father’s family in Gambia. There, I met ...
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Rafa and Alice

Rafa is from Malaga, Spain and Alice is an Italian of Spanish descent. They met in Lisbon in 2014 while studying under the Erasmus European Program. Destiny brought them ...
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Failed Journey – Alioune

“Once my father died, as the eldest child in my family, I decided to drop out of school and start looking for ways to provide for my seven ...
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From China to America.

Jie- ­Song’s Story: I came to the United States in 1985 when I was 4 and a half years old. My mom came first in ’82, then my ...
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