With their parents facing deportation and an uncertain future looming, the children of TPS families have taken to the stage to share their stories.

THIS MONTH
 

 

 

 

A scientific mind and zen philosophy shape the photographic practice of Satoki Nagata as he continues his search to capture emotional truth in the streets of Chicago.

“My stepmother is my introduction to America and I am her introduction to being a mother. We are both immigrants in that sense…” Indu Subaiya recounts her first steps in a new life.

A film about a film that couldn’t be made; Karim recounts his journey when an accident stopped his shoot and the story that developed instead.

plus: an exclusive clip



Stories from previous weeks:

Umbrella House reveals the stories of the squatter community – most of them immigrants – that took over abandoned buildings in the Lower East Side of Manhattan reconstructed them and made them into homes.
A documentary

The fight for the environment walks hand in hand with feminism; a call to action.

In a literacy class for immigrant mothers, it is the teacher learning lessons of courage and love.


 

WHAT WE'RE READING  

 

 

WRITING FROM AROUND THE WEB

  • In 'The Good Immigrant,' New Americans Grapple With Their Polarized Country -NPR

  • Transcendients: Immigrant Stories of Place -Honolulu Magazine

  • Food was my Immigrant Mother's Language of Love -Vice

  • "Saint Judy": The story of a tireless immigration lawyer's crusade for justice -CBS News

  • Rami Malek’s 2019 Oscars Speech For ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ Honored His Immigrant Parents -Bustle

  • H1B Visa Holders Facing Loss Of Spousal Employment Authorizations Explore Other Options -Forbes

  • He died in the snow, cold and alone. Now, the family of a Kenyan immigrant seeks answers -The News Tribune

  • Breathing Space: The body my immigrant parents may never understand -Medium

  • Ha Jin’s Self-Revealing Study of the Chinese Poet Li Bai -New Yorker

  • 21 Savage's Immigration Case Has Mobilized the Music Community. Here's Everything to Know -Time

  • Hundreds of immigrant recruits risk ‘death sentence’ after Army bungles data, lawmaker says -Washington Post

  • Southern Poverty Law Center releases music to empower immigrants to fight for their rights -The Drum

  • Immigrant-Owned D.C. Restaurant Feeds Anyone in Need -Now This

  • He stars in a new film about infiltrating an ICE detention center. Now ICE has locked him up again. -Washington Post

  • The Provocations of Chef Tunde Wey -GQ

  • How I Learned To Talk To My Filipino Mom About My Mental Health -KUNC