This article by Reaz Jafri was originally published by IFC Review on June 15, 2022.
Human history is replete with examples of human displacement due to war, persecution, financial calamities, disease, environmental disasters and other events that make living in one’s land unbearable. Persons with limited resources would flee, and still do, as refugees and seek out a country – any country – that would take them in. Those with resources always had choices and would seek out a new home where they could again prosper. It is these resourceful individuals that this article will focus on.