Arif, center, talks with his friends, committee members from the Refugee Union, on the rooftop of an old building in Hong Kong, China, 2015. Arif fled Bangladesh in 2009 at the age of 22. He came to Hong Kong as a refugee and had been waiting for 7 years for status approval. He and a former Indonesian domestic helper in Hong Kong gave birth to a baby girl in 2015, and the two married in 2016. Arif now hopes to receive a resident status in Hong Kong through his wife.

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