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Melissa: ‘You’re Giving So Much Over to the Government’
Melissa, the child of immigrants from Guyana and Trinidad, grapples with the possibility that her family will be split up.
JoLeen: ‘I Look Forward to Going to Work’
JoLeen, originally from Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, muses on the potential of a forced separation between her and her American-born sister.
Maria: ‘Creating Community is Important for My Survival’
Born in India, Maria came to the United States as an eight-year-old. She and her family hold workshops in her home to sell go…
Isamar: ‘I’m Going to Lose My Job’
Working long shifts as a social worker to save money is how Isamar—who came to the United States from Mexico when she was fiv…
Juan Carlos: ‘What I Love the Most is Working With My Students’
Originally from Mexico, Juan Carlos works as a high school teacher at a school for immigrant students. He loves his job.
The Surprising Success of America’s Oldest Living Magazine
In a world beset by extreme weather, accurate climate prediction is paramount. So, why are almanacs not just surviving—but thriving?