Anne Calinger was only 7 months old when she arrived from South Korea at John F. KennedyInternational Airport in New York, with her adopted parents. Yet, as she journeyed through life in America, she was constantly reminded that she was an ‘immigrant’.
‘Becoming American’ Story #1: Fariha Hashimi In 1974, twenty- four year-old Fariha Hashimi came from Afghanistan to the United States of America, to visit her fiancée. Little did she know that events in her country would unfold in a way, that she would not be able to return until 2003. Fariha was born in Kabul,Continue reading