3rd September 2019
Stuck between two homes: The reality of living under TPS in America – Covering Immigration
Nirva sat on the hot sidewalk, overwhelmed by the stench of dead bodies surrounding her. She stayed there for an entire day, without food or water, waiting outside a medical tent. Inside, her sister attempted to save those pulled from the rubble. Nirva sat among the bodies, powerless. It was Jan. 12, 2010 when a 7.0-magnitude earthquake struck Haiti, killing more than 250,000 people.
“That’s where they put a lot of people who were sick with no legs, no arms, whatever,” Nirva said. “They were al