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
immigration

Trying to reunite families is total chaos for immigration lawyers

Already overloaded immigration lawyers worry that some families may never be reunited.
Carter Sherman
6.23.18
immigration

The U.S. has a plan to unify 2,000 immigrant kids with their parents — but it's a secret

Chaos surrounds the 2,000-plus kids who've been scattered in homes and shelters across the country.
Taylor Dolven
6.21.18
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
VICE News Tonight on HBO

What it's like for a Mexican immigrant living in a black church

A black church has provided immigrants sanctuary for the second time in history
David Noriega
1.10.18
Race

Asian Americans Are Undergoing a Silent Mental Health Crisis

The stigma's still going strong.
Rosalie Chan
9.25.17
VICE News Tonight on HBO

A judge in Arizona will decide if a Mexican-American studies program promoted racism

Alexander Stockton
8.10.17
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
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