As part of its Immigrant Stories project, the Institute for Immigration Research (IIR) has published new interview summaries with immigrants from Ghana, the Philippines, and Tanzania who work at George Mason University.
There are approximately 23,130 Ghanaian, 47,000 Filipino, and 1,430 Tanzanian immigrants living in the Washington-Arlington-Alexandria Metropolitan Area. Dr. Isidore Dorpenyo from Ghana and Dr. Al Fuertes from the Philippines both arrived in the United States to pursue higher education. Dr. Abdulaziz Sachedina from Tanzania arrived in the United States to begin working at George Mason.
The full interview summaries with Dr. Isidore Dorpenyo, Dr. Al Fuertes, and Dr. Abdulaziz Sachedina are available on the IIR Immigrant Stories page. Immigration Data on Demand (iDod) fact sheets are also available about immigrants from Ghana and the Philippines in the Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Area. A fact sheet on immigrants from Tanzania in the Washington-Arlington-Alexandria Metropolitan Area is coming soon.
April 17, 2023