Politics: Becoming Minnesotan

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We were sent to the United States to speak about the story of Tibet. Wangyal Ritzekura Tibetan Civic Engagement, Politics, Coming to America, Push & Pull Factors
When we could no longer survive safely we followed General Vang Pao to Thailand. Mai Vang Thao Hmong Escape, Freedom, Politics, War, Coming to America, Push & Pull Factors
My mother decided that we must move out. Kim Yang Hmong Escape, Politics, War, Coming to America, Push & Pull Factors
We were poor not only the outside, but also the inside. Kim Yang Hmong Politics, Refugee Camps, War, Coming to America, Push & Pull Factors
Fleeing to Thailand. Mai Vang Thao Hmong Escape, Freedom, Politics, Refugee Camps, War, Coming to America, Push & Pull Factors
We had no protection when we were in Kenya and we just had to survive. Hared Mah Somali Education, Politics, Coming to America, Push & Pull Factors
At least you know you are safe. Maryan Del Somali Politics, Travel to U.S., War, Coming to America, Push & Pull Factors
We have a lot of work to tell them, 'Let’s get involved.' Mohamed Jama Somali Assimilation, Becoming Americans, Civic Engagement, Politics
We were lucky. Thaly Chhour Khmer Escape, Politics, Refugee Camps, War, Coming to America, Push & Pull Factors
All of these things happened during the leadership of Ferdinand Marcos. Adelbert Batica Filipino Civic Engagement, Oppression, Politics, Life in the Old Country, Politics & Government
Experiences as a political detainee. Adelbert Batica Filipino Oppression, Politics, Life in the Old Country, Politics & Government
I had been praying for that day to come. Adelbert Batica Filipino Civic Engagement, Oppression, Politics, Life in the Old Country, Politics & Government
When I was young, I was thinking that I can go to America. Victorino Alojado Filipino Citizenship, Oppression, Politics, Coming to America, Push & Pull Factors
As soon as I was in possession of a passport I got out of the Philippines. Adelbert Batica Filipino Escape, Immigration Policy, Oppression, Politics, Coming to America, The Journey
I would like to see more people involved in the political area. Mario Duarte Latino Becoming Americans, Civic Engagement, Education, Politics, Opportunities in America
The whole story behind refugees is that they’re running for their lives. Emiliano Chagil Latino Becoming Americans, Culture Clash, Immigration Policy, Politics, Problems in America
I said, ‘President Carter, I need to talk to you about human rights in Latin America.’ José H. Trejo Latino Civic Engagement, Politics, Contributions, We Are Here
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