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Venezuelan immigrant educates newcomers to help them adjust

Since June 2022, Morella Pérez Suels has been education services manager at World Relief Spokane, a resettlement agency that serves immigrants and refugees from many communities, countries and cultures.

“When they come, they don’t know the system or the culture,” said Morella, who arrived as an immigrant seven years ago from Venezuela.

Newcomers have to learn to live in a new culture, she said, noting that the adjustment process is more difficult for those who had traumatic experiences in the country they left.

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