Because he has full refugee status in Hungary, he can vote in local elections. Today he voted in the town of Bicske, his first Hungarian home was the refugee camp there.
He didn’t tell us who he voted for, but did disclose that it was 'not Jobbik and not Fidesz.' He expressed satisfaction that he had the right and the opportunity to cast a vote in a polling station, for the first time in his life.
You may remember Rakan from this last summer, when he went on a hunger strike to draw attention to the fact that he has not been able to bring his children to Hungary.
(Read: http://www.migszol.com/blog/category/syria )
Family reunification is a right of all refugees, but Rakan is still today waiting for a visa for his children to come to their new home, Hungary. The Hungarian bureaucracy and other country's bureaucracy are very slow. Only time will tell if they will be reunited in Hungary.