Unwanted, unheard and unseen, stateless people exist with a sinking feeling of rejection. 'Let's go home, back to our country,' is not an option. There isn't any country for stateless people.
We are living in a time of great change, so great indeed that I do not know whether to text, email or IM my best friend, I have the choice of all three but the way we are communicating is changing so fast that any which one is a good guess, or all three? Just to make sure she gets it.
They are out there, always, often the first people to reach. You have seen them feed malnourished children and starving people in the Horn of Africa.