David Sykes came to the United States from the United Kingdom where he lived until he was 24. He traveled the United States before coming to Los Angeles where he met his future wife and decided to stay. He now runs a business that consults people in holistic healing and healthy lifestyles in Venice.
Shido-Sheng Peng, 92, of Taiwan first came to United States in 1961 as a student. He admired America's actions to protect Chinese people during World War II. He came to United States for good in 1985 and brought most of his family here with him.
Shaista Khan came to the United States in 1989 from the United Kingdom to be with her husband. She lives in Northridge. She's had a lifetime of work with international relief organizations as a fundraiser and organizer, including the American Red Cross. She currently works for an Islamic relief organization that provides humanitarian assistance after natural disasters.
Fatima Guezzar (left) and Raba Foley came to the United States from Morocco to be with their families.
Terry Galon came to the United States for business reasons 27 years ago and recently retired to Palm Springs.
Mariela Rassouli of Venezuela came to the United States to study when she was 15 years old. She now works as a dog trainer in Laguna Niguel.
Joaquin Ortiz from Mexicali in Baja California moved to the United States 13 years ago after he married a U.S. citizen. He owns a landscaping business in Los Robles.
Sandra Omoyele came to United States from Lagos, Nigeria, in search of better opportunities and less corruption. She now works as a nurse in Hawthorne.