Australia’s unwanted refugees are living with ‘nightmares’ while building new lives in the US

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While a passport seems like a commodity most of us take for granted, Faisal Parvez never had one — or a citizenship.

  • Tasha Wibawa
  • ABC

He was born stateless as a persecuted Rohingya Muslim minority in Myanmar.

“The biggest dream I have in my life is to become a citizen anywhere on the planet,” he told the ABC.

Mr Parvez is one of more than 445 refugees from Manus Island and Nauru who have been resettled in the United States under a deal which was initially…

He arrived in Chicago in April this year after fleeing Rakhine state in Myanmar on a boat and spending five years at the Nauru detention centre…

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