Far away from home

Immigrants, asylum seekers and the paperless suffer from homelessness. They are possibly thousands of kilometers away from home with bad luck when trying to find a new one. They suffer from discrimination when it comes to labor -and private housing markets and often have lower income levels. It’s estimated that one fifth of the homeless are immigrants. Left outside of the statistics are the homeless paperless in Finland. (Vva Ry).

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Vulnerability

Maggie Chiang

Undocumented People are a particularly vulnerable group. They are not part of the system in the country they are living at, don’t enjoy the same rights as the common citizen, and are at the mercy of being exploited in a number of ways. Also, the risk of deportation or being detained by the authorities, creates fear, preventing this group from seeking help.

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What if you would become undocumented?

What if your life in your dear homeland would become utterly difficult. You would constantly struggle to survive from day to day life. What if you would feel like you are suffering and living in fear in your homeland. What if your life would seem doomed if you stayed in your homeland and imagined the next years there amidst all hardships and low quality of life. What if your only hope would seem to be elsewhere, abroad, in a paradise continent called Europe.

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