Why We Matter: Nevada woman finds American dream after leaving Soviet Union

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Elena Bubnova left her home country to become a U.S. citizen.

She watched her country disappear in front of her eyes, and all she had left was the American dream.

Photojournalist John Linn has her story and why she matters.

KRNV News 4 is taking a unique in-depth look at immigration in a series called “Why We Matter, Immigration in Northern Nevada.” Join us every night this week on News 4 Nightly at 6 p.m. and for our immigration special Friday at 6:30 p.m.

To watch the previous parts of this series, click here.

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