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Dr. Omar’s Story: Immigration in West Virginia

To celebrate Citizenship Day, we’re sharing the story of Dr. Omar and his patient, Kim. Dr. Omar immigrated from Mexico City to West Virginia where he specializes in urogynecology. He was able to get Kim back on her feet after a condition kept her mostly housebound. He’s one of only three doctors in West Virginia able to treat her condition. Like and share this video to show your support for immigrants and the impact they have on their communities.

It’s not just Morgantown, West Virginia feeling the positive impact of immigration. Cities around the U.S. are welcoming immigrants and growing stronger because of it. New American Economy ranked 100 cities on how well they help immigrants assimilate in their communities. To see if your city ranks in our top 100, visit

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