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Waiting for Home: The Refugee and Immigrant Experience

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The root causes of migration vary widely. Some people migrate and return to their homes depending on the season. While others migrate and never return. Often, people are forced to leave or flee their homes indefinitely because of poverty, extreme environmental events, armed conflict, social strife, political turmoil, and economic hardships.

On this edition of Making Contact, we hear stories from Central American migrants that take on oppressive debts or face challenges in schools in the U.S. We also hear from Cuban migrants stuck in limbo on the route to the U.S.

The work in Guatemala was made possible by a grant from the Fund for Investigative Journalism.

Credits

  • Host: Jasmin Lopez
  • Contributors: Luis Gallo, Zoe Sullivan, Eilis O’Neill
  • Music: KetsaBlue Dot Sessions

 

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