One foot here, one foot there

‘Here, even people on the street who don’t know you can smile and say: ‘Hello’. I find it absolutely wonderful! I also smile at other people, but in my own country I never get a smile in response. Here, you can just chat with a stranger about the weather, and it feels good.’

What’s in a name?

How far should the adaptation go? Should the migrants not only learn the language, respect the law of the country they live in and contribute to society, but also completely delete their identity, including their name?

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