All over the world people are fleeing poverty, war and persecution. The new homes of the refugees in the West don’t always appear to be their Promised Land. How do you cope with a new country and its new ways when it doesn’t feel like home?
'I lived here for 11 years when on a national day the Immigration Department called.'
'Taliban came to my house and called me a heathen as I worked for foreigners.'
'Within a week we might be arrested and deported.'
'I am the only bridge of hope for my parents.'
'My husband and I went through extremely hard and difficult times.'
'I am isolated in my reality here, disconnected from the harsh reality my family faces in Syria.'
'I came to a society, the Netherlands, that was much faster and materialistic.'
'The wish to regain my identity was stronger than all obstacles.'