Nebraska: Nay Blay

Nebraska: Nay Blay

State: Nebraska

City of Residence: Omaha, Nebraska

Country of origin: Myanmar

Arrival in the U.S.: 2009

Mr. Nay Blay is a Burmese refugee who was resettled from Myanmar to the United States in 2009. He currently resides in Omaha, Nebraska with his wife, where he works as a case manager helping refugees become established. Prior to moving to Nebraska, Mr. Blay lived in Clarksville, Arkansas, where advocated for increasing resettlement in the area, and still maintains strong relationships with local leadership. Before he moved to Clarksville, the town did …

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Indiana: Myo Myint

Indiana: Myo Myint

State: Indiana

City of Residence: Fort Wayne, Indiana

Country of origin: Myanmar

Arrival in the U.S.: 2008

Mr. Myo Myint is a refugee who fled Myanmar after being persecuted, imprisoned, and tortured for his support of the National League for Democracy. He arrived in the United States in 2008 and now lives in Fort Wayne, Indiana. Mr Myint is a Certified ESL teacher and medical interpreter who assists Myanmarese refugees with their integration in the United States. He also helps fund, edit, and publish a bi-monthly Myanmarese magazine. He …

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