Migration exists everywhere and there has always been migration. Yet the publicdiscussion about this phenomenon tends to be highly charged. At the same time,the migrants own voices are not heard so often. In this book 87 persons aregiven an opportunity to speak. Their reasons for migrating have varied, butthey all have experience of moving across borders and between nations,communities, and value systems. Their stories are individual but they seemuniversal when we place them side by side. They bear witness to the conflictsof our time, but also to a human condition.