Lao Tan Le was born in Vietnam and served in the South Vietnamese army from 1957 until April 30, 1975. A month later, he was sent to a government-run reeducation camp until 1981. He was put under surveillance for 3 years following his release, and he…
Sengchan Thao was born in Laos. She met her husband, a Hmong American from Minnesota, when he was visiting Laos. They got engaged and she came to the United States in 2007 to marry him.
Chung Hee No grew up in South Korea. She came to the U.S. in 1986 and spent 21 years working in a sweat shop in downtown Los Angeles where she worked long hours for little pay. She eventually became a manager in the factory. She later moved to St. Paul,…
Yunhee Joung was born and grew up in South Korea. Her husband is an American from Wisconsin who was adopted from South Korea when he was six years old. They met when he returned to South Korea as an adult. They got married and lived in Daejeon, South…
Maria de los Angeles Hernandez Castro was born and grew up in Mexico. Her mother died when she was 15, and her grandmother raised her. Maria came to the United States alone in 1999. She got married in the United States and has three children.
Maria García Sánchez was born in Tarimbaro, a small town in Michoacán, Mexico. She went to school in Mexico and studied elementary education in college. She came to Houston, TX with her parents, sister, and two brothers in 2003. A month later, the…
Myla Lavapie Dizon was born and grew up in San Pablo City, Laguna province, Philippines. She and her three children immigrated to the United States in 2012 after receiving authorization to rejoin her husband, who had come to the US five years earlier.…
Miraly was born in the province of Cebu in the Philippines. She met her future husband, an American, on Yahoo! Chat. He came to visit her in the Philippines in September 2006. They decided to get married and it was a year before Miraly's paperwork was…
Amilyn grew up in the province of Abuyog Leyte, Phillipines with her parents and sibligns. She met her husband, an American, in the Phillipines. Amilyn came to the United STates in March 2006 to be with her hsuband. They live in St. Paul, MN.
Gisele was born and grew up in Conakry, Guinea. As a child, she often came to the United States on vacation with her mother, and it was Gisele's dream to come to the United States as an adult. Her three older sisters were already in the United States…