Dr. Fiona Hill: Born in England. Father was a coal miner, mother was a mid-wife. After the coal mines closed in that part of England, mother took on extra work sewing and at age 13, Fiona began working washing cars and working as a waitress. Ultimately, she studied Russian and History at the University of St. Andrews in Scotland, and then came to the US where she graduated from Harvard getting a master's degree in Russian and modern history in 1991, and her PhD in history in 1998.
Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman: Born in Ukraine. Mother died when he was an infant. Came to the US when he was 3. Has a BA from SUNY Binghamton, and a Masters from Harvard in Russian, Eastern Europe and and Central Asian studies. Served in combat in the US Army. Awarded a Purple Heart, the Ranger Tab, Combat Infantryman Badge, Expert Infantryman Badge, and Parachutist Badge, as well as four Army Commendation Medals and two Defense Meritorious Service Medals.
On the Committee: Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi: Born in New Delhi, India. Came to the US at 3 months. (Father was in school here). Lived in public housing, got food stamps. Attended public school in Peoria, Illinois, and was valedictorian of his class. Got a BA in mechanical engineering from Princeton University and then a law degree from Harvard Law School.
Irwin, without debate the entire State Department testifying the past couple of weeks clearly are the finest examples of what America has to offer to the world. To say they put our congress and God knows what the Orange Dung and his band of fluffers to shame would be an understatement.
Intelligent people that aren’t racist like Napa and his hero the POS in the White House would agree with your assessment of what immigrants have to offer.