Tecle Gebremicheal

State: Idaho Country of Origin: Ethiopia Arrival in the U.S.: 2012 Tecle Gebremicheal is the Refugee Congress Delegate for Idaho. Only seven years ago, he came to the U.S. as a resettled refugee from Ethiopia with nothing but a few pairs of shoes — one for running and the other soccer cleats — and an empty pocket, with the full […]

Tegene Feyissa

State: Massachusetts City of Residence: Melrose, Massachusetts Country of origin: Ethiopia Arrival in the U.S.: 2009 Mr. Tegene Feyissa fled Ethiopia in 2009 and was granted asylum in the United States. He lives in Melrose, Massachusetts, where he was reunited with his two sons and wife. He now and works as a TV journalist and sign language TV producer and […]