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Senior Areeba Atique’s experience of moving to the U.S. from Pakistan

Areeba Atique, Special to the A-Blast

May 3, 2017

Filed under American Stories, International

I was born and raised in Multan, Pakistan which is Pakistan’s fifth most populous city. My mom was a teacher and my dad worked at a dealership. It is my home town and it always feels good to go back home and visit the rest ...

Sophomore Laiba Salehin’s experience of moving to the U.S. from Pakistan

Laiba Salehin, Special to the A-Blast

February 15, 2017

Filed under American Stories, International

I had always seen glimpses of different places in the United States on TV; however, I never really knew what the United States was actually like until I arrived here in 2015. Me and my family lived in the suburban part of Pakistan, in the ...

Junior Aya Khalaf’s experience of moving to the U.S. from Baghdad, Iraq

Aya Khalaf, Special to the A-Blast

January 23, 2017

Filed under American Stories, International

Doing anything new in life can be very challenging. In 2008 my family and I moved to America from Iraq. We had to move here because my mom worked in the American Embassy in Iraq, and we started to get threats and people started...

Junior Aya Khalaf’s experience of moving to the U.S. from Baghdad, Iraq

Aya Khalaf, Special to the A-Blast

January 18, 2017

Filed under American Stories, International

Doing anything new in life can be very challenging. In 2008 my family and I moved to America from Iraq. We had to move here because my mom worked in the American Embassy in Iraq, and we started to get threats and people started...

American Stories: Sophomore Aysha Rayaz’s experience of moving to the U.S. from Dubai

Aysha Rayaz, Special to the A-Blast

December 13, 2016

Filed under American Stories, International

Dubai, my city where I was born is one of the most amazing and developing cities. It is one of the best countries. However the year 2016 brought a huge change in my life when I got the visa to the United States. My father...

Student from different country shares their journey

Jamilet Escobar, Special to The A-Blast

May 18, 2016

Filed under American Stories, International

My name is Jamilet Escobar, I am a Sophomore and I'm from Fairfax, VA. In 2013 I moved to El Salvador and I lived there for 9 months. When I moved to El Salvador, I knew that everything was going to be different like the Food,...

Life Changing Transition

Life Changing Transition

September 20, 2013

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