Doe Deere and her Personal Immigration Story

Doe Deere, the founder of the Lime Crime makeup brand and of the Poppyangeloff fashion brand, has recently written about her experiences as an immigrant who traveled to live in the United States. Published on Entrepreneur.com, Deere discusses how America will always be considered great to her. Born in Izhevsk, Russia with the name Xenia Vorotova, Deere would often dream of a life in United States. At the age of 17, Deere moved to the United States with her mother and younger sister. The family was hoping to find a better life. Their destination was New York City, a place many immigrants sought out as a change to “make it”. ...