Nga Vương-Sandoval

State: Colorado Country of Origin: Việt Nam Nga Vương-Sandoval is the Refugee Congress Delegate for Colorado. She and her family fled from their homeland due to the Việt Nam War and became refugees. They were displaced in refugee camps before resettling in the U.S. and were known as the “boat people.” As a Việtnamese refugee, she’s empathetic to the plight and struggle […]

Shambel Zeru

State: Colorado City of Residence: Aurora, Colorado Country of origin: Eritrea Arrival in the U.S.: 2013 Mr. Shambel Zeru fled violence in Eritrea and was resettled to Aurora, Colorado in 2013. He is currently a high school student, and says that one day he would like to go back to Africa to improve the lives of people in refugee camps. […]