For some immigrants who come to the United States, the process of adaptation is normal and fast. Very quickly, they get used to the culture, weather and food and even learn the language without much trouble. It seems as if they close the chapter of their lives in their respective countries forever to start a brand new book in the United States. But for the vast majority, like Nina Souza, rebuilding their lives in a foreign county proves to be an arduous journey.
When Souza was thirty-nine years old, her husband told her he wanted to move to the United States. His sister had lived in the country for many years and told him of the world of possibilities their children would have. Nina didn