After Asylum: ‘My New Country, Everything is Different’

For a year, I followed a family from El Salvador, whose teenage children made a dangerous journey north to reunite with a distant parent. “I was very afraid, not knowing if I should go forward or turn back. I thought a lot about my family – mostly about my grandmother who was still stuck back home,” said Alejandro.”I was torn whether to continue or return.”

PART ONE: My new country, everything is different (Southern California Public Radio, KPCC)

PART TWO: Our children have lost their freedom (Southern California Public Radio, KPCC)

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Dorian Merina :: Jakarta - New York - Manila - Los Angeles

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