How can you completely let go of the only people who speak and look and party like you, especially when there are only a few in a place that is so unfamiliar?
I’m sharing my story to let people see how immigrants experience difficult situations. My family is from Baghdad. It is the capital city in Iraq, and it is actually beautiful. But sometimes it is not safe to live there, especially when there is war.
In our travels across Atlanta we asked a handful of teen immigrants and teens with immigrant parents what the “American Dream” meant to them. Here’s what they said.