According to the World Economic Forum:
5 refugees who changed the world
He might be one of America’s most famous entrepreneurs, but Sergey Brin was not actually born in the US. In 1979, with the help of the Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society, Sergey and his family managed to leave the Soviet Union, where they’d been facing growing anti-Semitism.
In addition the man himself recently joined protests at San Francisco airport, where he said that:
But Forbes’ Ryan Mac did catch Brin elaborating slightly — reportedly saying “I’m here because I’m a refugee.”
Was Sergei Brin a "refugee"?