For immigrants, especially those who are new here, the U.S. democratic system is complicated and mysterious.
Maine school systems have abundant resources to offer, though many immigrant families are unaware of the resources available to help students succeed.
Joyous college graduations of Maine’s immigrant students remind us of the slow reunification process that many families endure.
Georges Budagu Makoko says many of the people who have immigrated to Maine in the last 50 years were fleeing “devastating violence,” like that being experienced in Ukraine.
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