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Current Event October 14, 2015

An Immigrant's Journey

Many immigrants came to the United States years ago when immigration laws made it easier for people from non-European countries to arrive. This story looks back on the journey of one family who left Bolivia when conditions became intolerable and settled in America. The father spent most of his free time in the library, learning English and reading repair manuals. By teaching himself new skills he was able to take on small jobs, move his family out of poverty and get a start on the American dream by buying a house. Listen to hear more about one legal immigrant’s journey.

Immigration Elementary

Story Length: 4:49

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National Public Radio

AIR DATE: 10/07/2015

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