Student voices: Adult learners reflect on coming to America

  By Ruba Nazzal and Yuchan Zhang Despite educational achievements in their native countries, many immigrant adults often make the difficult decision to return to school after they arrive in the United States, balancing work and family responsibilities with the demands of improving their English to reach their goals of higher levels of education and better jobs with family-sustaining salaries. Students who are studying in Chinatown will share their stories, including their successes and the challenges that lie ahead. Ruba Nazzal, Jordan I believe that every student has a story to tell. When I came here to America, I was … Continue reading