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Seeking asylum a century after Armenian genocide

Vahe Margaryan is an Armenian refugee, but he’s living in the United States without legal status. His case is one in a number involving refugees caught between the limitations of the U.S. refugee protection system and hostile homelands. But Armenians must argue that their country’s violent history has given way to a dangerous present. “The story of the genocide is how the Armenian diaspora was born. It is the reason why so many of them have led diasporic, migrant lives. It is difficult to avoid it when it’s so inherently tied to their being.” Read the full story on Voicewaves.

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This entry was posted on May 21, 2015 by in Print, Voicewaves and tagged , , , .

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