These are stories of immigrants from around the world who have come to the Silicon Valley for various reasons, whether seeking asylum or a brighter future for themselves or their children. These immigrants struggled, and they've all needed help, and found it through different organizations, some of which are highlighted in the stories below. This page is devoted to sharing stories and also showing what specific organizations/services exist for the benefit of immigrants, from all walks of life.
When comprehensive immigration reform is passed in Congress, millions of immigrants will need to have basic English language skills necessary to meet citizenship requirements.
Nonprofit organizations that provide English language classes read more »
When Elena Nikolaev, a Russian dermatologist, arrived in the United States in March 2006 she brought with her eleven years of prior medical experience. In Russia, she had been at the top of her field, conducting marketing research for read more »