Welcomed 
in Omaha, Karna Gurung now speaks out for all refugees

 

Welcomed 
in Omaha, Karna Gurung now speaks out for all refugees | Omaha Metro | omaha.com Gurung, who fled Bhutan as a child, shared his story with Capitol Hill lawmakers last week as part of the Refugee Congress, an annual event that brings a refugee from

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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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Nebraska: Karna Gurung

Nebraska: Karna Gurung

State: Nebraska

City of Residence: Omaha, Nebraska

Country of origin: Bhutan

Arrival in the U.S.: 2009

Mr. Karna Gurung is a refugee from Bhutan who was resettled to the United States in 2009. His family fled Bhutan after the government seized their home and farmland, and tortured his father. He spent nearly 20 years living in a refugee camp where unfortunately his sister and parents still live. Mr. Gurung currently resides in Omaha, Nebraska where he works as Chief-Financial Officer at United Family Home Health Care. He continues to …

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