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Ngoni came to Dallas as a refugee from Zimbabwe. While he waited for his asylum case to process, he worked at a local church, helping with prison ministry and outreach to the church’s Zimbabwean congregants.
Tetsade and her family immigrated from Brazil to Dallas so she and her husband could further their studies. After receiving her doctorate in neuroscience, Tetsade was offered a position at a local research institution conducting lab research on the nervous system.
A couple of years ago, Garland resident James broke his arm at work. Because his injuries were serious, James collected workers’ compensation while he was recovering.
Jishan immigrated from Bangladesh to Dallas on a student visa to pursue his education. When he completed his master’s degree, he applied for a work permit so he could pursue Optional Practical Training (OPT).
Gary, a resident of Richardson, filed his taxes earlier this year, but unfortunately, he never received the tax return he was owed.
George immigrated to Garland from India to serve as a pastor at a local church. He applied for his social security card from the Social Security Administration (SSA), and after ten months, three visits to SSA offices, and four more requests, he still hadn’t received the card.
Joan served as a teacher for Dallas ISD, and purposely resigned early to qualify for an exemption to the Government Pension Offset (GPO), in order to collect her husband’s social security benefits.
Mary and her husband were longtime residents of Garland. Mary’s husband selflessly and honorably served in our nation’s armed forces. Unfortunately, late last year Mary’s husband passed away. After he passed, Mary’s bills began to pile up.
After serving alongside our troops as a translator in Iraq for the U.S. Army, Jinan immigrated to the United States and settled in Dallas to begin her new life. As part of her transition to life in the U.S., Jinan applied for a green card. After serving alongside the U.S.
Julie is a social worker from Garland who worked at nonprofit organizations for over a decade. During this time, she stayed up to date with her student loan payments in order to qualify for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness program.