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Morena has two children and a husband, and she is currently pregnant. Her life in Afghanistan felt normal, and she was able to study there until she had to flee. Her father in law was a truck driver for an American company and he had to surrender several vehicles to the Taliban. They robbed his vehicle and threatened violence. Because of this danger, Morena and her family fled. Their eight-month journey included rejection in Turkey and Iran multiple times and many struggles with smugglers and police. They eventually made it to a camp in Greece.
Because Morena is pregnant, they sent her and her children to a different facility, but her husband stayed on the island. Everyone tells her she should stay put, but she wants the Greek government to help reunite her family. Depression has brought her close to suicide. Morena is shocked by the inhumanity of the separation. The police want to force her husband to forfeit his asylum rights and be deported. They are trying to keep them separated, saying that the only way for him to see his family again is to agree to be deported. Morena wants to be reunited without losing their asylum rights.
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