"Five years ago, my Afghan sister-in-law emigrated to the United States, where she now works, pays taxes and takes part in public life. If she had turned up in Europe, she would still be undergoing treatment from social workers for her trauma - and she still wouldn't have got a job or won acceptance as a citizen." says Afshin Ellian, a native Iranian now teaching law in the Dutch town of Leiden.
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