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Education and Freedom: Two Important Words for an Immigrant
"I realized quickly that what I had done early in my life to get the education that I wanted was the surest way to enjoy the freedom that we all deserve."
Speaking the Lingo: An Indian Immigrant's Dilemma
"We all spoke English, but I had not understood a word! I had discovered that English isn't one language, after all, and no one is just like everyone else! Luckily, I had a sense of humor, or I might have been in therapy as an unhappy child!
Leo’s Life in the Philippines
“It was not hard for me to decide to go to the United States because I knew that by going, I’d give my family a better future. This was the only opportunity I couldn’t afford to lose… Migrating for me meant hope and fulfillment of my dreams for my children.”
Chinese American Cultural Clashes: The Lotus and the Rose
"A person of Chinese ancestry living in America should be able to adopt values from both cultures. Throughout his life, my father has struggled to maintain a balance between Chinese values, to please his father, and American values, to please himself."
Last updated: January 26, 2017