Irving Berlin Country emigrated from: Russia Age: 101 Gender:Male Part of U.S. immigrated to: New York
Irving Berlin was born on May 11, 1888 in Tyumen, Russia to a Jewish mother and Father. Berlin and his family came to the U.S. New York due to wanting to escape religious prosecution when he was a young boy. Irving and his family came to New York through Ellis Island.
Many other immigrants just like Irving left Russia to come to the United States because of poverty and religious prosecution
New York Facts -Has many shops on Brighton Beach that resemble shops in Russia -Home to the largest Russian and Russian speaking population in the U.S. -Population of 1.6 Russian Americans -2012 survey found Russians generally are with Republican Party