When a Hungarian family that has fled to America manage after 6 years to bring the infant they had left behind, their troubles are far from over.
The story of 2 mothers, one a Icelandic Border Police trainee, & the other an African refugee caught trying to fly using a forged passport, a story full of grace and compassion.
A self-centered lawyer is changed into a compassionate human being when she is made to defend an Afghan woman who will be killed if she is deported back to her own country.
Three stories set in Africa are entertwined–a 6-year-old Cameroon refugee boy flees from poachers who have killed his mother; a border guard struggles with his conscience when a colleague causes the death of a refugee; an animal rights advocate struggles with his temper and his druggie daughter.
This inspiring story of 3 Christian Sudanese refugees learning how to start over in the US focuses rightly upon the Africans rather than the white helpers.