I-I don't know. But you must have faith in the people and in the country, Aliyah.
Even after getting inside, we had to wait another 3 hours before we were called up.
One by one we were called up to the stand and asked to explain why we were here, where we were coming from, and why we should be accepted into Uganda
4 hours later...
PRESENT YOUR PASSPORT AND ALL RELEVANT PAPERS
NO PASSPORT, NO ENTRY
We were allowed to stay at a refugee camp in Uganda until we got on our feet. It was more like a prison cell but we did not mind, we were safe, and we were together.
We were given a phone and we were able to call family members back home.
We are refugees. We were forced to leave our land because of the war between the government and the rebels. We watched houses burn, bombs go off, we watched loved ones die. But after everything, we made it. We have been welcomed into a foreign land that we can now call home. THIS, is our story.