Travel to U.S.: Becoming Minnesotan

Story Title Narrator Community Tags
I feel like I am a part of Minnesota. Jigme Ugen Tibetan Travel to U.S., Coming to America, The Journey
I knew that there was a lot more to the U.S. than Missoula, Montana. Tashi Lhewa Tibetan Community, Immigration Policy, Travel to U.S., Coming to America, The Journey
Living with sponsors: We wanted to stand on our own feet. Wangyal Ritzekura Tibetan Assimilation, Becoming Americans, Community, New Immigrant Experiences, Ties to Homeland, Travel to U.S.
On the eleventh day, we boarded a jet destined for America. See Lee Hmong Family, Refugee Camps, Travel to U.S., Coming to America, The Journey
We got on a bus, and had no idea where we were going. Bo Thao Hmong New Immigrant Experiences, Travel to U.S., Coming to America, The Journey
I came with a student visa in 1991. Abdisalam Adam Somali Education, Travel to U.S., Coming to America, Push & Pull Factors
I heard that Minnesota is a state that’s very welcoming. Abdisalam Adam Somali Community, Travel to U.S., Coming to America, The Journey
Many Somalis came from other states because there were jobs available here. Hared Mah Somali Immigration Policy, Travel to U.S., 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
Waiting for the flight to come. Chamreun Tan Khmer Refugee Camps, Travel to U.S., Work, Coming to America, The Journey
A chance for a new life in America. Henry Nelson Khmer Escape, Refugee Camps, Travel to U.S., War, Coming to America, Push & Pull Factors
The reason that brought me to Minnesota because I found one of my sister. Henry Nelson Khmer Education, Family, Travel to U.S., Work, Coming to America, The Journey
They approve me to come to the United States. Monoram Hang Khmer Escape, Immigration Policy, Refugee Camps, Travel to U.S., War, Coming to America, The Journey
We felt like they were guardian angels. Pennamma Cherucheril Asian Indian Language, Travel to U.S., Coming to America, The Journey
I didn't have much chance to sit back and think about how far I had really come from home. Sudhansu Misra Asian Indian Travel to U.S., Coming to America, The Journey
We are going to Minny-sota. Nayana Ramakrishnan Asian Indian Travel to U.S., Coming to America, The Journey
My father bought a thermal for me to wear under the sari. Aparna Ganguli Asian Indian Travel to U.S., Coming to America, The Journey
We had an excitement that we were going to a new country. Lincoln Gada Asian Indian Immigration Policy, Travel to U.S., Coming to America, The Journey
We came in January to Minnesota, which was quite a shock in itself. Nayana Ramakrishnan Asian Indian Assimilation, Becoming Americans, Food, Language, New Immigrant Experiences, Travel to U.S.
We didn't know how to ask anybody for directions. Pennamma Cherucheril Asian Indian Becoming Americans, Culture Clash, Language, Travel to U.S., Problems in America
I went to the University of Chicago in Chicago, Illinois. Belen Andrada Filipino Education, New Immigrant Experiences, Travel to U.S., Coming to America, The Journey
I was excited about seeing my mom and my dad again. Patrick Faunillan Filipino Travel to U.S., Youth Experiences, Coming to America, The Journey
I got a visa and I thought I would come up here for one year. Emiliano Chagil Latino Escape, Travel to U.S., War, Coming to America, Push & Pull Factors
I had expected one thing and came into another one. José H. Trejo Latino Economics, Travel to U.S., Work, Coming to America, Push & Pull Factors
We landed in Willmar, and that’s where we stayed. Lourdez Ortega Schwab Latino Economics, Travel to U.S., Work, Coming to America, Push & Pull Factors
My parents hired a truck driver to bring us up. José H. Trejo Latino New Immigrant Experiences, Travel to U.S., Coming to America, The Journey
It’s a sad experience when you cannot live in your own country. Mario Duarte Latino Travel to U.S., War, Coming to America, The Journey
It was the coldest day of my life. Susana de León Latino Culture Clash, New Immigrant Experiences, Travel to U.S., Coming to America, The Journey
I noticed the need for Latino ministers also in this country. J. Pablo Obregon Latino Becoming Americans, Language, Religion, Travel to U.S., Opportunities in America
nid: Travel to U.S.