Amal Adwan, a 47-year-old teacher from Damascus, Syria, must stay on Lesbos until she exhausts all appeals for her asylum request, which was denied on the basis that Turkey is a safe country. “Syrians face discrimination in Turkey,” she says. “We cannot find work, and if we do, they don’t pay us.”

Amal Adwan, a 47-year-old teacher from Damascus, Syria, must stay on Lesbos until she exhausts all appeals for her asylum request, which was denied on the basis that Turkey is a safe country. “Syrians face discrimination in Turkey,” she says. “We cannot find work, and if we do, they don’t pay us