I think is relevant to have this conversation as many migrants think it is impossible or should not redefine belonging in the new country. One of the reasons we say this could perhaps be because we don’t understand what redefining belonging is like or what that means.

Redefining belonging is an essential step in adjusting to life in a new land but many migrants completely neglect this process. Here are four reasons why you should redefine it. First, belonging is a human need regardless of visa or immigration status. We all have the need for belonging. And Belonging is about being yourself, …

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One of the issues faced by migrants when they settle in a new country is gradually becoming a “second-class citizen” in the new country.  Immigration comes with loss and yet sometimes migrants assume that their previous social and professional life back home will just fly across and remain the same in the new country. With …

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The cost of immigration Immigration can provide you with opportunities to study and work overseas, and in some cases find asylum and perhaps find the love of your life, abroad. Yet when you find yourself in a different nation, your sense of belonging will be challenged and bruised. Here is how. First, there will be …

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