How Migrants Helped to Rejuvenate a Struggling Town

A few years ago, the Sicilian town of Sutera found a renewed sense of purpose after it started welcoming migrant families. Now, Italy’s anti-immigration policies are threatening this new balance.

The town of Sutera. (Photo courtesy of Matteo de Mayda | Contrasto)
Mayor Giuseppe Grizzanti (Photo courtesy of Matteo de Mayda | Contrasto)
Demba and his kids. (Photo courtesy of Matteo de Mayda | Contrasto)
Demba in his workshop (Photo courtesy of Matteo de Mayda | Contrasto)
Nunzio Vitellaro (Photo courtesy of Matteo de Mayda | Contrasto)

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