Streams

Home for the Holidays and Beyond?

Wednesday, November 26, 2008

Ewa Kern-Jedrychowska, reporter for Feet in 2 Worlds and for the Polish Daily News, talks about immigrants returning to Poland because of the economic downturn.

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Ewa Kern-Jedrychowska

Comments [5]

THOMAS from FOREST HILLS

I AM NOT GOING BACK. THE SHRINKING GLOBAL ECONOMY AND THE HUGE BAILOUT PACKAGE HAS IRONICALLY CAUSED THE FLIGHT TO THE DOLLAR AND NOT AWAY FROM THE DOLLAR. WHICH MEANS IN BAD TIMES AND IN GOOD TIMES THE US IS STILL THE PLACE TO BE. THOMAS POLISH IMMIGRANT

Nov. 26 2008 11:46 AM
robert from park slope

cheaper and less complicated health care probably figures into the mix. The USA has been the beneficiary of immigration for centuries; it is important that we take notice of this trend if, in case, it is real

Nov. 26 2008 11:44 AM
Renata De Oliveira from Plainview, NY

Don't do it!!! I made that mistake three yrs ago, I went back to my country only to find out that New York is my home! After living in America for 24 years, you become an American, and it is impossible to adapt back to your original culture...It will be a huge cultural shock!

Nov. 26 2008 11:41 AM
Joe Tessier from Hoboken, NJ

I'm American but my wife it Czech. We plan to move to Prague in 2 years mainly because we want to bring up our 2 children and less commercialized society. We are also worried about long term issues like the environmental and the financial situation here.

Nov. 26 2008 11:38 AM
hjs from 11211

every time i go to europe i think these people have it so much better than we do. makes me sad to come home.

Nov. 26 2008 11:36 AM

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