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The American Dream Series #6 – Jolin Crofts- Struggling for the American Dream

The American Dream Series #6 – Jolin Crofts- Struggling for the American Dream

by Jolin Crofts This is the sixth of a series of articles on immigrants who came to the USA legally, became naturalized Citizens and worked to achieve their own “American Dreams.”   An Immigration Story I was born in Iran in the 60s. After my arranged marriage at age 19 with a prominent family from […]

The American Dream Series #5 – Escaping to Freedom

The American Dream Series #5 – Escaping to Freedom

by Georgette Hadvina This is the fifth of a series of articles on immigrants who came to the USA legally, became naturalized Citizens and achieved their own “American Dreams.”   Immigration Story The sky was bright and clear on that late fall day of November, 1957.  We must wait for a landing clearance, the pilot announced. […]

The American Dream Series #1- To the USA, via Havana and Madrid

The American Dream Series #1- To the USA, via Havana and Madrid

By Rolando Chinea This is the first of a series of articles on immigrants who came to the USA legally, became naturalized Citizens and achieved their own “American Dreams.” Immigration Story Definition of the American dream: The ideal that every US citizen should have an equal opportunity to achieve success and prosperity through hard work, […]