Ms. My left her native Vietnam and departed for Russia to help her sister. Ms. My lived with her son for some time in Moscow where she worked in a garment factory. She found out that life in Russia was difficult for her. She had to pay high school fees for her son, but she was receiving low salary at the factory. Her cousin called her to come to her to Slovakia and promised her to pay a higher salary to her. She crossed the Slovak border illegally. She found herself without proper documents and without any help from family...

You can watch the whole of My´s story in the documentary film on the IOM´s YouTube Channel. For other stories of migrants returning home from Slovakia with the assistance of IOM, visit www.avr.iom.sk.

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Voluntary Return and Reintegration in Country of Origin (Individual Project). The project is co-funded by the European Union from the European Return Fund. Solidarity and Management of Migration Flows.

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