Secretary of State John Kerry announced this week that the U.S. will take in more refugees worldwide in the coming years, and some of them are already relocating to the Triad.
North Carolina’s largest resettlement agency is in High Point, with a new office set to open in Winston-Salem this fall. World Relief is a faith-based group that works with churches, businesses and other community members to transition refugees to life in the U.S.
Radio Camper Ian Olson speaks with the Center for New North Carolinians Director Raleigh Bailey
Raleigh Bailey is the founding director of the Center for New North Carolinians. He and his group work to help new immigrants in North Carolina have access to various resources and services. He sat down with WFDD Radio Camper Ian Olson.
When I first saw Mr. Bailey, he had a big smile and hat. He made great conversation. First I asked him why he feels it is important to help new immigrants.
Immigrants have long come to our country to create the businesses they envisioned and live the American Dream. This week, the Business Journal is profiling some of these very successful entrepreneurs. Business Journal contributing writer Justin Catanoso, who is also director of Wake Forest University's journalism program, visited our studios to discuss these immigrants who have ‘Made it in America' with WFDD's Audrey Fannin.
Correction: Yuni Nguyen, owner of the American Language Academy in Greensboro, was misidentified as male in the report. Our apologies to Ms. Nguyen!
Forsyth Technical Community College hosted a presentation Monday by Saul Flores. In 2010, Flores – then a student at North Carolina State University- decided to walk the path his mother took when she migrated to the U.S. The result was a 5,328 mile journey that took him to his mother’s hometown in southern Mexico and his father’s hometown in El Savador.