Famous U.S. Immigrants

Born in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia,
Amsale Aberra emigrated to the U.S. in 1973 to attend school in Vermont.

She began sewing to support herself while a student and today is famous for her high end bridal gowns and a flagship store on Madison Avenue in New York – the most exclusive address in the fashion industry.

Famous U.S. Immigrants

Alexander Graham Bell was born in Edinburgh, Scotland and became a naturalized U.S. citizen in 1882.

He is best known for developing the telephone.

Famous U.S. Immigrants

Hakeem “The Dream” Olajuwon was born in Lagos Nigeria and emigrated to the U.S. in 1980 to play basketball for the University of Houston.

He led the Houston Rockets basketball team to back-to-back NBA championships in 1994 and 1995. In 2008, he was inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame.

Famous U.S. Immigrants

Madeline Albright was born in Prague, Czechoslovakia – now the Czech Republic.

In 1996 she was nominated by President Bill Clinton and unanimously confirmed by U.S. Senate as the first woman appointed Secretary of State.
In May 2012, she was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom by U.S. President Barack Obama.

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