Tag: refugee

A letter. A $100 bill. And a meeting that changed the lives of two young refugees – StarTribune.com

Inside the envelope was a note, written in cursive on the stationery of a Holiday Inn Garden Court. “To: The girls from Yugoslavia, I am so sorry that the bombing of your country has caused your family any problems. I hope your stay in America will be a safe & happy one for you — welcome to America — please use this to help you here — : ) a friend from the plane — Tracy ”

Chaotic Effort to Reunite Immigrant Parents w/Children

The chaotic effort to reunite immigrant parents with their separated kids by Kevin Sieff BROWNSVILLE, TX Each of the mothers had a different memory of the moment she was separated from her child. For some, it was outside a Border Patrol station just north of the Rio Grande, shortly after being apprehended. For others, it…