Marlen's Story | Hablamos Español

Marlen Perez fled Cuba in 1996, and came to the US to join her husband who had already been relocated to Nashville as a refugee by Catholic Charities. What should have been a straight forward journey, became an eight year ordeal. Marlen’s experience sheds light on the complexities of our immigration system.


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Hablamos Espanol: Marlen's Story | Next Door Neighbors | NPT

Marlen Perez fled Cuba in 1996 as a refugee, and came to the US to join her husband. What should have been a straight forward journey, became an eight year ordeal. Marlen's experience sheds light on the complexities of our immigration system.


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