Luna Acharya Mulder has a rare window on the refugee psyche. She and her sisters grew up in New York but all of her cousins grew up in refugee camps in Nepal. Every summer, she went back and forth between two vastly different worlds.
Forget the image of the newspaper delivery boy of old — these days it's more likely to be an adult driver throwing the paper on to your porch. It's part-time work often done by people who need more than one job to get by, many of them immigrants.
After she moved to the US, the artist Maria Magdalena Campos-Pons couldn't return to Cuba for a long time. During that period of exile, she had a recurring dream about a train journey inside Cuba. When she finally returned to Cuba, the dream disappeared.
The last time we were talking about Europe facing "the worst refugee crisis since World War II," we were talking about people fleeing the war in Bosnia. Some of them made their way to the United States, where they are still adapting, and sometimes still longing for home.