Beside the Golden Doors (Waleck Dalpour Digital Story)



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Dr. S. Waleck Dalpour was born in the city of Ghemshahre in Northern Iran, close to the Caspian Sea. He migrated from Iran in 1976, coming to the US to further his education. In this interview, Dr. Dalpour discusses his migration journey as well as his experiences integrating into US society and culture. He talks about what it means to be an immigrant in this country and in his community, how his experiences differ from immigrants coming to the US today, and the impact of immigration on a host country. Dr. Dalpour talks about the very few difficulties he has had integrating and the many benefits he has enjoyed since becoming a US resident and eventually citizen.

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