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Wednesday, August 20, 2014

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A Family's Journey

Alex Gancayco
Photo by Jon Reis

ILR helped graduate understand his roots and prepare for public service

His mother immigrated to the United States from Scotland and his father came from the Philippines.

Until Alex Gancayco MILR '14 took Professor Maria Cook's class on migration, he didn't fully appreciate the context of his family's journey to a nation where the workplace is often a pivotal component of the immigrant experience.

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