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|| "Martha at Zurich Airport
waiting for her Swissair
flight back to Ghana after being deported from
Newark, US. December 1, 2001"
Heidrun Holzfeind, 2002, 30x40" C print
Martha wanted to come to the US to work. She borrowed money to pay for a visa and flight and arrived on November 31 at Newark airport were immigration stopped her for a fake working visa. She was put on Swissair flight #113 to Zurich were she spent 24 hours before going on a plane back to Accra. Authorities in Ghana held
her for one week before she could return to her family in Kumasi. Still Martha is dreaming of returning to the US to work.