Join us this Sunday, May 2nd at 4 pm for the return of  Many Roads to Here, a production of The Immigrant Story, capturing the immigrant experience in the U.S. through monthly profiles. Voices from across the globe offer intimate accounts of immigration, war, genocide, and success. Listen live at 99.1 FM in the heart of Portland – or online anywhere at

Tsering Dolma was forced to interrupt her life twice, first, when she had to flee Tibet for Nepal when the Chinese took control and then again when her father made a decision she didn’t know about. But she never gave up on a desire to advance  her education even while living her life in exile in the U.S.

This episode was written by Degen Larkin and Fran Silverman. Our audio editing was done by Rick March and Kent Randles, assisted by Gordon Graham. Music was composed by Corey Larkin. The original interview was conducted in Spring 2020 by Ashley Mosher. Our executive producer is Sankar Raman.