Life Stories

3D is known from cinema as a visual effect that allows spectators to feel as if they were part of a story and experience it together with the heroes. But do we feel that immigrants are present in our lives?

It is late when Natalia and her three children enter the arrival hall of Kyiv Boryspil airport, exhausted after their long journey from Damascus, but safe. Natalia is one of a hundred Ukrainians whom IOM has helped to escape the conflict in Syria as of September 2012.

IOM Ukraine is assisting in cultural orientation session for people enrolled in the United States Refugee Admission Programme. One of these sessions took place in July 2012 at the IOM office in Kyiv.