By Christine Seisun
As a San Diego native, I was quite surprised to discover that my hometown had just last year surpassed Los Angeles to become the nation’s number one refugee resettlement location.
August 8, 2010 (San Diego’s East County)--The friendly gentleman smiles at me, taps his injured leg with his cane and recounts how he obtained the injury in a car bomb in Iraq. “We leave Iraq because of bombings and now you want us to worry about big earthquakes? Can you at least give me six months?”