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Michel_Kouakou

Michel Kouakou

Cote d’Ivoire
Victor_Ukpolo

Victor Ukpolo

Nigeria
JERRY_YANG

Jerry Yang

Taiwan
Ann_Margret

Ann-Margret

Sweden
Kavli-Fred

Fred Kavli

Norway
Albert_Einstein

Albert Einstein

Germany
Bernard_Lown

Bernard Lown

Lithuania

Oscar Marquina

This is part of story that was published in the Deseret News, it is a story about immigration, it is a story about Dreamer’s and it is my story. the path to the american dream has been rough, but worth it, and it is a path worth reading.

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Ric_Fulop

Ric Fulop

Venezuela
Ochoa-Eduardo

Eduardo Ochoa

Argentina
Dinaw_Mengestu

Dinaw Mengestu

Ethiopia
Bai_Ling

Bai Ling

China
Ruiz-Hector

Hector Ruiz

Mexico
Saifulislam-Abuhena

Abuhena Saifulislam

Bangladesh
Kojo_Nnamdi

Kojo Nnamdi

Guyana

Geri Mannion

Ireland

My Irish-born parents, Margaret and Jerry, emigrated from London, England, in 1959, with me, age 3, and my sister, Dolores, age 17 months.

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Frank Gehry

Canada
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Mike Nichols

Germany
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Daniel Dae Kim

South Korea
Patel-Raj

Raj Patel

England
Anka-Paul

Paul Anka

Canada
Aso_Tavitian

Aso O. Tavitian

Bulgaria
Madeleine_Albright

Madeleine Albright

Czech Republic
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Louis van Amstel

Netherlands
Cesarina Pena Trabous

Cesarina Pena Trabous

Dominican Republic
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Ivar Giaever

Norway
Neri Oxman

Neri Oxman

Israel
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Samantha Power

Ireland

Natasha Davids

Jamaica

I moved to the United States from Jamaica the day after I turned 16 years old.

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Daniel_C_Tsui

Daniel Tsui

China
Wong-Joe

Joe Wong

China
Lopez_Lomong

Lopez Lomong

Sudan
McRobbie-Michael

Michael McRobbie

Australia
Jamaica_Kincaid

Jamaica Kincaid

Antigua and Barbuda
Kunin-Madeleine

Madeleine Kunin

Switzerland
Szostak_Jack

Jack Szostak

England
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Juliet Jegasothy

Sri Lanka
Frampton-Peter

Peter Frampton

England
Mike_Myers

Mike Myers

Canada
Tracey_Ullman

Tracey Ullman

England
Simes-Dimitri

Dimitri Simes

Russia
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Einat Admony

Israel
Geri Mannion

Geri Mannion

Ireland
Eva C. Barrios

Eva C. Barrios

Colombia
Kandel-Eric

Eric Kandel

Austria
Loh-Wallace

Wallace Loh

China
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Subra Suresh

India
Charles_Simonyi

Charles Simonyi

Hungary
Truong-Monique-

Monique Truong

Vietnam
Skarleth Peraita

Skarleth Peraita

Nicaragua

Vincent Mai

South Africa
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Roy L. Austin

St. Vincent and the Grenadines
Willard_Boyle

Willard Boyle

Canada
Jill_Ker_Conway

Jill Ker Conway

Australia
Pierce_Brosnan

Pierce Brosnan

Ireland
Milos_Forman

Milos Forman

Czech Republic
Kimura-Mari

Mari Kimura

Japan
Marton-Kati

Kati Marton

Hungary
Amangia James

Amangia James

United Kingdom
Dinh-Viet

Viet Dinh

Vietnam
Catherine Modeste

Catherine Modeste

Saint Lucia
Khalilzad-Zalmay

Zalmay Khalilzad

Afghanistan
Vilcek-Jan

Jan Vilcek

Slovakia
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Frank Oz

England
Martin_Yan

Martin Yan

China
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Lillian Vernon

Germany
Vinod_Khosla

Vinod Khosla

India

Dr. Alexander Bolonkin

Russia

Alexander Bolonkin is an internationally recognized scientist in in the fields of aviation, cosmonautics, mathematics, and computer science.

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Arad-Michael

Michael Arad

Israel
Jamie_Escalante

Jaime Escalante

Bolivia
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Steve Chen

Taiwan
Yoko_Ono

Yoko Ono

Japan
Isaac_Asimov

Isaac Asimov

Russia
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Nitin Nohria

India
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André Aciman

Egypt/Italy
Dina_Powell

Dina Powell

Egypt
Nooyi-Indra

Indra Nooyi

India
TED_KOPPEL

Ted Koppel

England
Sidhwa_Bapsi_1

Bapsi Sidhwa

Pakistan
Osvaldo_Golijov

Osvaldo Golijov

Argentina
Lubomir_Kavalek

Lubomir Kavalek

Czech Republic
Craig_Ferguson

Craig Ferguson

Scotland
Cesar_Pelli

Cesar Pelli

Argentina
Lantos-Tom

Tom Lantos

Hungary
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Aasif Mandvi

India
Mario_Molina

Mario Molina

Mexico
Tariq_Farid

Tariq Farid

Pakistan
Foyle-Adonal

Adonal Foyle

Canouan
Roald_Sagdeev

Roald Sagdeev

Russia
Francisca Rexach

Francisca Rexach

Honduras
Djerassi-Carl

Carl Djerassi

Austria
Sukhee_Kang

Sukhee Kang

Korea
MAX_FRANKEL

Max Frankel

Germany

Violeta Venegas

Peru

This August 24th will mark four years in the United States for me. When I was in Lima, Peru, I could have never imagined my life now.

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Safra Catz

Israel
Zygi_Wilf

Zygi Wilf

Germany
Rodny Carvajal

Rodny Carvajal

Ecuador
Evan Bacalao

Evan Bacalao

United Kingdom
Osi_Umenyiora

Osi Umenyiora

England
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L. Rafael Reif

Venezuela
Peter_Lax

Peter Lax

Hungary
Lauri_Vaska

Lauri Vaska

Estonia
George_Soros

George Soros

Hungary
Bert_Blyleven

Bert Blyleven

Netherlands
John_Cho

John Cho

South Korea
Meryle_Secrest

Meryle Secrest

England
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Robert Tjian

China
Oscar_L_Tang

Oscar Tang

China
Fu-Ping

Ping Fu

China
Martin_Indyk

Martin Indyk

England
Smirnoff-Yakov

Yakov Smirnoff

Ukraine
Harold_Evans

Harold Evans

England
Stanley_Gorenc

Stanley Gorenc

Slovenia
Jalal-Ayesha

Ayesha Jalal

Pakistan
Colum_McCann

Colum McCann

Ireland
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Dave Matthews

South Africa
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Denny Chin

Hong Kong
elaine-chao

Elaine Chao

Taiwan
Andrew_Grove

Andrew S. Grove

Hungary
Gata_Kamsky

Gata Kamsky

Russia
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Tan Dun

China
Elie_Tahari

Elie Tahari

Israel
Dzau-Victor

Victor Dzau

China
Feniosky_Pena-Mora

Feniosky Peña-Mora

Dominican Republic
Safi_Qureshey

Safi Qureshey

Pakistan
Vivek_Kundra

Vivek Kundra

India
Lendl-Ivan

Ivan Lendl

Czech Republic
Casper-Gerhard

Gerhard Casper

Germany
Edgar Iofonte

Edgar Iofonte

Ecuador
Iman

Iman

Somalia
Jim_Yong_Kim

Jim Yong Kim

Korea
David_Ortiz

David Ortiz

Dominican Republic
Walter_Kohn

Walter Kohn

Austria
Medina-Eliseo

Eliseo Medina

Mexico
Alice_Y_Ting

Alice Y. Ting

Taiwan
Martina_Navratilova

Martina Navratilova

Czech Republic
Mai-Vincent

Vincent Mai

South Africa
Patrick_Ewing

Patrick Ewing

Jamaica
Ameri-Goli

Goli Ameri

Iran
Lara_Logan

Lara Logan

South Africa
Wiesel-Elie

Elie Wiesel

Romania
Meb_Keflezighi

Meb Keflezighi

Eritrea
Porizkova-Paulina

Paulina Porizkova

Czech Republic
Lee-Chong-Moon

Chong-Moon Lee

South Korea
Elaine Y. Ovalles

Elaine Y. Ovalles

Dominican Republic

Marc Fest

Germany

Becoming an American Citizen was one of the best decisions I ever made. I don’t want to go into what put me in the category for “extraordinary abilities”, getting me my green card in 2005.

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Ang_Lee

Ang Lee

Taiwan
Charles_Simic

Charles Simic

Yugoslavia
Cristeta_Comerford

Cristeta Comerford

Philippines
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Carolina Herrera

Venezuela
Dyson-Freeman

Freeman Dyson

England
Dovolani-Tony

Tony Dovolani

Kosovo
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Andrés Cantor

Argentina
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Henry Kissinger

Germany
Dina Matute

Dina Matute

Honduras
Freddy_Adu

Freddy Adu

Ghana
Charlize_Theron

Charlize Theron

South Africa

Marlene Fanta Shyer

Czechoslovakia

My parents brought me over from Czechoslovakia in 1939 and here I was, a seven-year old, knowing three words of English: Please, Thank you and Donkey.

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An_Wang

An Wang

China
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JuJu Chang

South Korea
Vali_Nasr

Vali Nasr

Iran
Loida_Nicolas_Lewis

Loida Nicolas-Lewis

Philippines
Murdoch-Rupert

Rupert Murdoch

Australia
Oliver_Smithies

Oliver Smithies

England

Guillermo Linares

Dominican Republic
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Wintour-Anna

Anna Wintour

England
Qayoumi-Mohammad

Mohammad H. Qayoumi

Afghanistan
Rajat_Gupta

Rajat Gupta

India
Christo

Christo

Bulgaria
Morley_Safer

Morley Safer

Canada
Muldoon-Paul

Paul Muldoon

Ireland
David Heines

David Heines

Jamaica
Klawe-Maria

Maria Klawe

Canada
Fugh-John

John L. Fugh

China
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Rich Little

Canada
Gunter_Blobel

Günter Blobel

Germany
John_Kluge

John W. Kluge

Germany
Pedro_Martinez

Pedro Martinez

Dominican Republic
Bazzi-Mohamad

Mohamad Bazzi

Lebanon
Liliana Estrella

Liliana Estrella

Dominican Republic
Cheryl_Diaz_Meyer

Cheryl Diaz Meyer

Philippines
Jenny_Ming

Jenny Ming

China
Musk-Elon

Elon Musk

South Africa
Bronfman-Yefim

Yefim Bronfman

Uzbekistan
Aoun-Joseph

Joseph Aoun

Lebanon
Oscar_de_la_Renta

Oscar de la Renta

Dominican Republic
Patrick_Soon_Shiong

Patrick Soon-Shiong

South Africa
Kang-Yibin

Yibin Kang

China
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David Tran

Vietnam
Melikset_Khachiyan

Melikset Khachiyan

Azerbaijan
Ho-David

David Ho

Taiwan

Steve Pitney

While on the Carnegie site, I was recalling a PBS story of the Mars missions

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Josie_Natori

Josie Natori

Philippines
Mee_Moua

Mee Moua

Laos
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Reza Aslan

Iran

Marie Lopez Rogers

Recently, I heard the story of a participant at this gathering that we had at the White House that I was telling you about at the top of my speech.

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Ahmed_H_Zewail

Ahmed Zewail

Egypt
Gene_Simmons

Gene Simmons

Israel
Heidi_Klum

Heidi Klum

Germany
Verna Stone

Verna Stone

Trinidad and Tobego
Elias_Zerhouni

Elias Zerhouni

Algeria
Chang-Diaz-Franklin

Franklin Chang-Diaz

Costa Rica
Long-Zhou

Zhou Long

China
Salma_Hayek

Salma Hayek

Mexico
Diaz-Junot

Junot Diaz

Dominican Republic
Ma-Yo-Yo

Yo-Yo Ma

France

Victoria Confino

Kastoria

Victoria Confino emigrated with her family from Kastoria (in the Ottoman Empire, now modern day Greece), to New York City in 1913.

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Ramani_Ayer

Ramani Ayer

India
Zoghbi-Huda

Huda Zoghbi

Lebanon
Volkow-Nora

Nora Volkow

Mexico
Hakeem_Olajuwon

Hakeem Olajuwon

Nigeria
Lahiri-Jhumpa

Jhumpa Lahiri

England
Wolfensohn-James

James Wolfensohn

Australia
Cumming-Alan

Alan Cumming

Scotland
Raul Jones

Raul Jones

Chile

Eduardo Darino

Uruguay

Eduardo Darino celebrates in 2013 his 50 years creating animation, from analog hand drawn art to film, video and now digital particles in real time.

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Jorge_Ramos

Jorge Ramos

Mexico
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Vivienne Tam

China
Sheena_Easton

Sheena Easton

Scotland
Brin-Sergey

Sergey Brin

Russia
Ismael_Beah

Ishmael Beah

Sierra Leone
Renee Forde

Renee Forde

Barbados
Hosseini-Khaled

Khaled Hosseini

Afghanistan
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Sara Ramirez

Mexico
Angela_Lansbury

Angela Lansbury

England
SIDNEY_TAUREL

Sidney Taurel

Morocco
Stacy Lieux

Stacy Lieux

Jamaica
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Masi Oka

Japan
Wayne_Gretzky

Wayne Gretzky

Canada

Svet Di-Nahum

I am a fiction writer, a published author. America has given me education, freedom, and opportunity.

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Codrescu-Andrei

Andrei Codrescu

Romania
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Arsen Avakian

Armenia
Liu-John

John Liu

Taiwan
Maurice_Ashley

Maurice Ashley

Jamaica
Albert_Pujols

Albert Pujols

Dominican Republic
Theodore_Bikel

Theodore Bikel

Austria
Hirono-Mazie

Mazie Hirono

Japan
Juliana Cabrales

Juliana Cabrales

Colombia
Helen_Reddy

Helen Reddy

Australia
Teresa_Heinz

Teresa Heinz

Mozambique
Wolffe-Richard

Richard Wolffe

England
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Jacques Jiha

Haiti
Mila_Kunis

Mila Kunis

Ukraine
Howard_G_Chua_Eoan

Howard Chua-Eoan

Philippines
Lee-Chang-Rae

Chang-Rae Lee

South Korea
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Joyce L. Kennard

Indonesia
Previn-Andre

Andre Previn

Germany
Ha_Jin

Ha Jin

China
Hayslip-Le-Ly

Le Ly Hayslip

Vietnam
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Sophia Grojsman

Belarus
Andrea_Jung

Andrea Jung

Canada
Renu_Khator

Renu Khator

India
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Ralph Baer

Germany
Pei-I-M

I.M. Pei

China
Ham_Tran

Ham Tran

Vietnam