Living in limbo

  • 1998-08-27
  • By Katya Cengel
The first people to seek asylum in Latvia are paying the price as immigration and refugee institutions figure out how to implement and uphold the new refugee laws. Katya Cengel reports.Imagine going to work one day to find you are no longer welcome. You go home to discover your family has been assaulted and your valuables defaced all because of your race, your religion, or your beliefs. Taking what you can, you flee your country. You are now an asylum seeker, at the mercy of international laws and understandings. If you end up in Latvia, the confusion has just begun.In most countries, the a...
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