iForeignBorn educates, informs and inspires people from around the world. You may live in a country you weren’t born in, or travel across the world. We promote respect for all differences of all peoples of the world. These iForeignBorn stories are interviews with people from around the world who have come to live in the United States of America.

From the Democratic Republic of Congo, to Cleveland, Through Hardship and Joy

On Thursday, July 21st, iForeignBorn went to an event at Lincoln-West High School where we met Mr. Crispin Kamucici, whose son was enrolled there. We learned that Crispin is a refugee from the Eastern part of the Democratic Republic of Congo who had lived in Kigali, the capital city of Rwanda, for 14 years before coming to the United States just a few months ago. His story sounded interesting to

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Swede Visited U.S. Many Times and Decided He Wanted to Stay for Good – Now a U.S. Citizen

On Monday, July 11th, 2016, we had lunch at Maggiano’s Little Italy in Beachwood Place, Beachwood, Ohio, with Mr. Hans Leander, whom we met in November 2015 at an event put on by the Cleveland Council on World Affairs. Mr. Leander remembers the exact date that he immigrated to the United States with the intention of staying here, which was March 31, 1981. Remain here he did and in 2000, he

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From Singapore With Love

My journey to America started when my daughter was 2 ½ years old. I came to America to start a new life for myself and my daughter. My ex-wife suffered from post- partum depression and as a result, my child was the main victim of her abuse. Since my child was so young, she couldn’t verbalize her pain and suffering. After a meeting with my lawyer and child psychiatrist in

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