• How a North Korean Defector Achieves His Dreams after Resettlement

    August 29, 2019

    Sang Hoon never had a place to call his own in North Korea, often spending his nights in the homes of his friends and relatives. His thoughts regularly drifted to faraway...

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  • LiNK Statement on the Executive Order on Immigration and Refugees

    February 1, 2017

    Dear Friends, We write today to provide an update on how the recent Executive Order (EO) on immigration and refugees will affect North Korean refugees and our work. The E...

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  • Holly & Mia: North Korean mother and daughter

    November 23, 2016

    “When I was young, my mom took me to go see a fortune teller. The fortune teller stared quite forcefully into my eyes, then said that she couldn’t see me—th...

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  • VIDEO: Meet Two Sisters Who Escaped from North Korea

    October 9, 2015

    Hye Won and her sister In Ae resettled in 2010 after escaping North Korea. Though they have faced challenges adjusting to life in South Korea, they are focused on their f...

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  • Finding Home: An Interview with Our U.S. Resettlement Manager

    October 1, 2015

    Because resettlement to the U.S. comes with its own set of unique challenges—mainly the language barrier—we have programs specially designed to help North Koreans fin...

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  • A Realm of Possibilities: Catching Up with Eun Young and Min Gu

    March 12, 2015

    Eun Young and Min Gu are safely resettled in South Korea and are making lives for themselves in their new society. Our resettlement coordinator, Anna, recently met up wit...

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  • A Day at Work with Ji Min and Hyun Kyung

    January 23, 2015

    Ji Min and Hyun Kyung gave our resettlement coordinator Jihyun a tour of their workplace. Though it was their day off, they showed him how they would usually work so the ...

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  • New Beginnings: A Conversation with Hae Jung & Sue

    December 4, 2014

    Now safely resettled in South Korea, Hae Jung and her daughter are taking steps to acclimate to their new life. Hae Jung is working as a salesperson at a mobile phone com...

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  • Life in Freedom: A Conversation with Brian

    November 13, 2014

    Since resettling in South Korea, Brian's been very busy. He began attending university shortly after he arrived, hoping to become a journalist in the future so he can ...

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  • Where Is He Now? A Conversation with Min Sung

    October 17, 2014

    Min Sung is a sometimes shy, but gentle and generous person who has worked hard to achieve his dreams since resettling in South Korea. We had the opportunity to meet with...

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