i am a migrant
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"My experience as a migrant was not easy, but it was nothing compared to the odysseys endured by the millions of refugees..."

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Creating A Healthful Legacy for Migrants

Eduardo Rivera, a Mexican-born farmer in Minnesota is attempting to grow affordable vegetables for the Latino community.

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featured stories

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Nimrod
"From a very young age I wanted to make jokes that everyone could relate to. I wanted to find what can bring us together."
Monica, 7,718 km
“I didn’t leave because I hated my country. I left because I was tired of living in my comfortable bubble.”

Photo credit: IOM/Florence Kim

Carlos, 6,864 km
"In Italy I always felt more than welcome. People were intrigued by my differences, I was 'the Indian,' a mythical figure."

Picture: Christine Strotmann

Fatuma, 6,341 km
"I believe in a world of give and take."
Jonathan, 10,233 km
“Leaving was just a dream for me, a dream to start over with a new life, a dream to have a second chance."
Tidarat , 10,542 km
"Before coming I had tried to imagine how it would be, but it is better than I ever thought."
 

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