Feature: The State of Waiting

Wafa and Moutaz have been separated by war and immigration policy for over five years. She lives in Oregon; he lives in Yemen, a place with horrific violence and civil war. Despite the difficulties, the remain defiant of boundaries and vow to be together.

Wafa and Moutaz exemplify the long-haul love story of many immigrants, whose children, parents, and spouses remain on the other side of geopolitical barriers.

https://longreads.com/2021/05/27/state-of-waiting-love-across-borders-yemen-immigration-caitlin-dwyer/

It was a privilege to write their love story for Longreads. Please read the feature and listen to audio clips.

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