The Bhutanese Refugee Essay

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enough money to spend, however, not completely satisfy with her profession, however, she told she does not have any regrets feelings after coming to the U.S. She also does not have any social interaction with other communities besides Nepalese, Bhutanese, and some Indians because of the cultural and language variations. The question about the suicidal ideation of the Bhutanese refugee’s she said it varies by the person’s mentality. Some people are doing great and some people are going under mental illness, however, she doesn’t want to blame everything on U.S. Government Policy. Furthermore, she believes that some people had been under depression while they were in Nepal’s refugee camp. And they committed after they arrived in the United States. …show more content…
I meet Albert nearby Hindu Temple. He is around 50 and staying with his wife and 3 daughters. He was a working as a car mechanic outside the camp in Nepal and his expectation was off getting a similar job in the USA. However, he was not able to get the same type of job in the United States. He said that he felt like none of the owner or manager trusted him even to give a chance of showing his capabilities. He told that now his three daughters have started working, however, he had a very nightmare life in the past after the first arrival in the United States. He said, “I thought a couple of times of doing suicide as well, but his friends gave him a loan to pay off government loan and found a job in a warehouse as helper”. He again said, “language is the most important thing therefore if you don’t know how to speak English in the United States you are vulnerable to discrimination and limited opportunity”. From the face to face interview and sensitive conversations that I conducted with four random Bhutanese refugee’s living in Queens County, New York, it suggests that to begin a new life in the world’s most developed nation like the United States must be a prideful and victorious for the refugees like Bhutanese, who were fleeing from their own country due to the fear of tortures and camp. However, starting over life in a totally new environment and with a zero balance and knowledge is not an easy. Refugees like Bhutanese who have

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