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ali marof emigrated from Yerevan, Armenia to Yerevan Armenia in 2014
“i need minorities but have not any body in usa what should i do?i want be refugee pls help me”

My Family's Immigration

Rebecca Korovin emigrated from Kiev, Ukraine to New York United States in 1989
“When my family comes together for holidays and birthdays, they always end up talking about their life in Kiev. I was born in the United States; their memories feel like stories to me. But I love hearing their stories of my parent’s childhood. My parents both lived in Kiev,...”

Forever Grateful to HIAS

Irene Kushner emigrated from Kiev, Soviet Union (USSR) to Baltimore United States in 1989


Lena Keis emigrated from Leningrad, Soviet Union (USSR) to Tel Aviv Israel in 1989
“My grandmother’s story is both tragic and amazing. The trials she went through reflect the reality of Jewish life in the Soviet Union. Every ill that a Jew in that time could have experienced befell her family with crushing force. Elena Markovna Leikina was born at the end...”

My Grandfather

Rebecca Korovin emigrated from Kiev, Soviet Union (USSR) to New York United States in 1989
“This is the story of my grandfather’s participation in World War II and his immigration from the USSR to New York. My grandfather, Gregory, was a good student who was recruited to go to train to be an officer in the army. When he was done with his studies, he was given the...”