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Join The Roanoker's writers as they explore immigration in Roanoke, from individuals' stories to locally run businesses and more.

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Celebrate cultural diversity in our community with the Local Colors Festival held in Elmwood Park on May 18, 2019. Read more

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Christina Nifong

Chantal Aaron dreams of becoming a doctor. Read more

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Patricia Sheedy

Patrick Henry High School team fields players from around the world. Read more

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What is it like to be an immigrant in the Roanoke Valley? Read more

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Christina Nifong

One refugee’s struggle to protect her family, integrate into a new community and build her life again. Read more

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How immigrants (and in some cases, their businesses) affect our local economies. Read more

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Christina Nifong

Four brothers work to bring a taste of their old homeland to their new home in Roanoke. Read more

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