For a long time I had a dream of visiting western countries, the dream to go further to cover graduation from respective university in the west?
For a long time I had a dream of visiting western countries, the dream to go further to cover graduation from respective university in the west? My dreams get bigger when I discovered that all my colleagues in the primary school had same dreams. I started study hard believing that will happen one day and […]
As a child, my grandmother arrived from Belarus to Ellis Island with her sister and parents, around 1910.
Her sister though had red eye, conjunctivitis, which though not serious was highly contagious and on the list of diseases that excluded one from entering the U.S. (as did syphilis and TB).
"Samira is a 28-year old mother of 4 children. She lives in an area for displaced people in Syria. She became a widow and single mother after her husband was killed during the conflict. She and her children had to flee their village at a point when she was five months pregnant."
Read Samira’s Story
Afghan-born American author Khaled Hosseini is moved by families desperate to provide for themselves and not to be reliant…