Category Archives: immigration

Hope for Families – refugees know what that’s about!

A friend recently told me about the UNHCR YouTube series “1 Life 1 Story”. They are video stories of hope from refugees around the world. I may explore them a bit more during my HOPE months on CulturTwined. As you … Continue reading

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Investing in a doubtful future – Migrants making their way across the world

A couple of days back, I wrote about how many people sacrifice so much to get to the UK, thinking and dreaming of it as a Promised Land. I spoke of the terrible conditions they face on their last stop, … Continue reading

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Who knew I lived in the Promised Land?

When I was looking for a place to call “home”, exhausted beyond words after nearly a decade during which I lived nowhere for more than 4 months, I chose London. I’d lived in the UK previously, I had family in … Continue reading

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Can you tell the difference between Filipino and Chinese?

So I’ve said it before and I’ll keep saying it… I really would like CulturTwined to be a discussion that includes voices from many different people. I’m excited to see lots of different examples of lots of different types of … Continue reading

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Imagining undocumented life

During the last month, I’ve spent a lot of time on visas. I need visas to enter certain countries and to establish residency in a new country. Without the visa I can’t rent a flat – at least not formally, … Continue reading

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