Julia Ioffe is an American journalist who covers national security and foreign policy topics for The Atlantic.
On January 29, 2017, she published an article entitled, “This is What It’s Like to Come to the United States as a Refugee.”
The piece is a first-person essay that brings to light the very personal emotions Ioffe faced as a refugee immigrant to this nation, immigrating here from the Soviet Union. Her words slice through political policy and help us understand the heart-wrenching feelings refugees endure. Continue reading