Work: Becoming Minnesotan

Story Title Narrator Community Tags
There is always that expectation that each generation do better than the last. Tashi Lhewa Tibetan Education, Family, Work, Life in the Old Country, Traditions & Values
We were not treated as refugees - we came as immigrants. Wangyal Ritzekura Tibetan Assimilation, Becoming Americans, Immigration Policy, New Immigrant Experiences, Work
Law is one field which can come in very helpful to the Tibetan community. Tashi Lhewa Tibetan Becoming Americans, Civic Engagement, Education, Work, Opportunities in America
Tibetan Home School Liaison for the Minneapolis School District. Wangyal Ritzekura Tibetan Civic Engagement, Community, Education, Work, Contributions, We Are Here
Exile in Nepal. Yangchen Dolkar Tibetan Economics, Escape, Oppression, Work, Life in the Old Country, Politics & Government
Finding work and loneliness in a new country. Yangchen Dolkar Tibetan Assimilation, Becoming Americans, New Immigrant Experiences, Religion, Ties to Homeland, Work
Women were doing everything they could to help out in spite of the dangers and hardships during the war. Kim Yang Hmong Family, Gender Roles, War, Work, Life in the Old Country, Traditions & Values
My dream was to have a lot of land and have people work for me. Cher Vang Hmong Economics, Work, Class & Work, Life in the Old Country
If you want to be a farmer, to start a business, you have to have money. Mai Neng Moua Hmong Becoming Americans, Culture Clash, Economics, Food, Work, Problems in America
Helping the Hmong community to better health care. Cher Vang Hmong Civic Engagement, Culture Clash, Work, Contributions, We Are Here
Somali Resource Teacher. Abdisalam Adam Somali Civic Engagement, Education, Work, Contributions, We Are Here
Waiting for the flight to come. Chamreun Tan Khmer Refugee Camps, Travel to U.S., Work, Coming to America, The Journey
The job is so hard for me to do it, because I'm new in this country. Chamreun Tan Khmer Assimilation, Becoming Americans, Cultural Centers, New Immigrant Experiences, Work
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
In India, if you got a job, it stays with you your whole life. Sudhansu Misra Asian Indian Work, Class & Work, Life in the Old Country
I thought if I could go abroad, I could expand my horizons. Ram Gada Asian Indian Education, Work, Coming to America, Push & Pull Factors
Research opportunities in Pennsylvania. Prasanna Mishra Asian Indian Work, Coming to America, Push & Pull Factors
It was a major step to leave your country, to come here on a piece of paper. Nayana Ramakrishnan Asian Indian Work, Coming to America, Push & Pull Factors
In those days, they took only 100 immigrants from India. Sudhansu Misra Asian Indian Becoming Americans, Immigration Policy, Work, Opportunities in America
The plan was to return to India after finishing one’s graduate degree. Vasant Sukhatme Asian Indian Education, Family, Work, Coming to America, Push & Pull Factors
Gada & Associates: Energy Conservation Work. Ram Gada Asian Indian Economics, Work, Contributions, We Are Here
I was already teaching. Belen Andrada Filipino Education, Work, Class & Work, Life in the Old Country
I was paid 200 pesos a month. Adelbert Batica Filipino Economics, Work, Class & Work, Life in the Old Country
I had to cut firewood; that’s the job they gave me. Victorino Alojado Filipino Economics, Work, Class & Work, Life in the Old Country
They did not expect the discrimination and prejudice that took place here. Belen Andrada Filipino Becoming Americans, Discrimination, Work, Problems in America
The initial impression is always that we are subservient. Maryam Beltran Shapland Filipino Becoming Americans, Gender Roles, Identity, Work, Problems in America
Multicultural student advisor. Maryam Beltran Shapland Filipino Discrimination, Work, Contributions, We Are Here
We had to speak two languages growing up. Emiliano Chagil Latino Language, Work, Class & Work, Life in the Old Country
I grew up learning the trade as an upholsterer. Ramón León Latino Work, Class & Work, Life in the Old Country
The government started to kill people. Mario Duarte Latino Oppression, War, Work, Life in the Old Country, Politics & Government
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 father fell in love with this land. Martha Castaňon Latino Family, Work, Coming to America, Push & Pull Factors
Sometimes we blame on anything our own inability to solve our own problems. Ramón León Latino Becoming Americans, Civic Engagement, Language, Work, Problems in America
Educating new immigrants in the banking system. Lourdez Ortega Schwab Latino Civic Engagement, Culture Clash, Work, Contributions, We Are Here
La Prensa: Pioneering Latino newspaper. Mario Duarte Latino Civic Engagement, Community, Work, Contributions, We Are Here
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