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June is Immigrant Heritage Month

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June is Immigrant Heritage Month

by Karishma Bhakta, contributor June is the month of Immigrant Heritage. This month, we honor our immigrants for coming into a new country of unknown cultures and languages. Immigrant Heritage Month was established in June 2014 to provide the opportunity to explore their own heritage and celebrate the shared diversity that forms the unique story of America.     As an Asian American born to immigrant parents, I have learned about the sacrifices they made to come to the United States. My parents were born in a small village in India. My dad was raised in various small village because...

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