The Journey: Becoming Minnesotan

Story Title Narrator Community Tags
I never knew my country was going to be grabbed by the Chinese. Tenzin Chodon Tibetan Escape, Oppression, Coming to America, The Journey
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
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 heard that Minnesota is a state that’s very welcoming. Abdisalam Adam Somali Community, Travel to U.S., Coming to America, The Journey
Maybe this is the right place for me to stay, because they have a lot of my people. Maryan Del Somali Community, Education, Coming to America, The Journey
Waiting for the flight to come. Chamreun Tan Khmer Refugee Camps, Travel to U.S., Work, Coming to America, The Journey
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
It takes three days to go from one part of India to the other. Prasanna Mishra Asian Indian Ties to Homeland, Coming to America, The Journey
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 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
We’re approved and then we flew to Minnesota. Victorino Alojado Filipino Immigration Policy, Coming to America, The Journey
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
When Reagan did the amnesty, I felt a big sense of relief. Lourdez Ortega Schwab Latino Citizenship, Immigration Policy, 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
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