immigrant

Film

'The Farewell' Makes the Asian American Immigrant Experience Feel Universal

Awkwafina's Billi is a Chinese American woman who struggles with her family's secrets, but she's also all of us and our inherited burdens.
Nicole Clark
7.8.19
immigration

Here’s What Immigrants Think About the Fourth of July

“When I first came here, I was very into the idea of America as the land of opportunity for all, but now I know that the idea of equality in this country is a farce.”
Mary Retta
7.3.19
Food

Food Was My Immigrant Mother's Love Language

Twenty years later and thousands of miles away from family, I still find a piece of home in fried oysters.
Tiffany Teng
3.1.19
personal essay

The Old Country Buffet Was My Immigrant Father's American Dream

He saw the abundance of the Old Country Buffet as a symbol of his success, proof that he had transcended his old identity as a poor immigrant.
Elisabeth Sherman
8.30.18
mental health

The Health Repercussions of Being a Latina Nanny

Job insecurity, stigma, and the disparity in privilege are all factors that take a toll on women of color who work in childcare.
Sofia Barrett-Ibarria
2.12.18
Race and Health

Asian Americans Are Undergoing a Silent Mental Health Crisis

The stigma's still going strong.
Rosalie Chan
9.25.17
politics

Mississippi Restaurants Are Being Targeted in Immigration Raid

The restaurant industry has faced increasingly debilitating labor shortages over the last few years, and a rise in ICE raids on restaurants would almost certainly serve to exacerbate the issue.
Alex Swerdloff
2.23.17
Art

An Artist-Slash-Model Explores His Identity as an Immigrant

In the fashion industry, it is said that models are to be seen, not heard. Sang Woo Kim isn't playing ball.
Antwaun Sargent
2.14.17
News

The VICE Morning Bulletin

Hillary Clinton says fake news is a dangerous "epidemic," court docs tease Mark Zuckerberg's political ambitions, South Korean parliament votes to impeach President Park Geun-hye, and more.
VICE Staff
12.9.16
Stuff

WATCH: 'Undercover Migrant', Our Documentary Tracing the Footsteps of Newcomers to the UK

Journalist and author Ben Judah goes undercover to walk in the footsteps of EU migrants, unearthing the conditions newcomers are up against in Brexit Britain.
VICE Staff
11.24.16
News

The VICE Morning Bulletin

Trump renews promise to deport millions of immigrants, Michigan cop suspended for driving truck with confederate flag to Trump protest, Leon Russell dies at age 74, and more.
VICE Staff
11.14.16
Art

Korean Artist Sketches Awkward Daily Life in Illustrations

Kyung Me paints the complete portrait of an awkward, boring, self-pitying life in the city.
Diana Shi
9.18.16
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