It helped that she was a first-generation immigrant herself. Sussan Lee could settle into a conversation with her client, a West African immigrant, about the oddities of everyday American life. They had that kind of newness in common. But the similarities ended there. Lee had emigrated from Korea easily as a child. Her client was […]
Every week, the woman from Guatemala would bring her children. First, she would settle them into chairs to play with their toys. Then the woman, a small-business owner in her home country, would walk into the office, close the door and sit down to review some of the worst days of her life. Over the […]
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