Living in Wait: For Indonesian Refugees, Time in N.H. is Running Out
For the better part of two decades, New Hampshire has been home to dozens of Indonesian families who immigrated to the United States fleeing religious persecution. Some of them were denied their applications for religious asylum, and they've spent years checking in with authorities and receiving temporary means to stay in the country. Now, under President Donald Trump, they've been told their time is up.
This week on Word of Mouth, producer Ben Henry follows one family's journey from Indonesia to New Hampshire to the brink of deportation.
Also on this week's show, we heard that owning a woodstove is just as bad for your health as smoking cigarettes, and we got to the bottom of whether that's really true.