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From Starvation in the Desert to North Dakota

Jul 8, 2013

Cardinal Glass Employs Immigrants: Each One Has a Story

 Every immigrant has a story. Although painful, Hassan remembers his past all too well.  As a refugee, he faced starvation and saw the death of close family members.  He now works at Cardinal Glass, in Fargo, making windows.  The plant manager talks about his experience employing immigrants such as Hassan.  More here.

US Marriages and Divorce Clash with Other Cultures

Apr 10, 2013

US Marriage and Divorce Clash with Values of Other Cultures

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This is a part of the series, “New American Stories” produced by Erika Lorentzsen. At 50 percent, the United States has the highest rate of divorce in the world. As immigrants adjust to new life in America, they must also adapt to how marriage is viewed here verses back home. Some may hold onto ancestral traditions.

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Learning to Date All Over Again

Apr 2, 2013

Learning to Date All Over Again

Intro-

This is a part of a series called, “New American Stories” produced by Erika Lorentzsen. Generations and cultures experience dating in new ways from arranged marriage to living with more choice, especially here in America. Muslims, Hindus and Latinos, enjoy some things about dating in America, but not everything.

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