"It's very hard to denounce someone's own personal experience. I think that's something that's incredibly beautiful about storytelling is that storytelling doesn't have to be divisive. Storytelling is meant to bring people together."
Many refugees who arrive in the United States spend their first night in an airport hotel awaiting for their early morning connection. A new documentary shows what happens during this first night.
Thirty years ago today I came to the US as a refugee, and like many before and after me, I was very eager to become part of American society.
As we returned from our spring break recently, my two young kids were excited to break free as we exited the secured area of Dulles Airport to claim our baggage. It was late and I was tired, not because our short journey was arduous, but rather that traveling with two young kids makes any parent weary.