Issues of identity and belonging are inseparable from the experience of immigration. Stories of immigrants, past and present, illuminate the human lives behind the ever-shifting global landscape we inhabit today.
Poet Warsan Shire tells the story of a young Somali-born refugee in this poem from the film Brave Girl Rising.
Investigate the history of Muslim women wearing head coverings, and consider how the veil became a political symbol.
Author Ed Husain remembers two key experiences from growing up in an immigrant family in London that shaped his identity and the decisions that he made.
Get an overview of the Pew Research Center's findings on global migration and immigration as of 2018.
Author Sarfraz Manzoor writes about the experiences that shaped his understanding of what it means to be British and what it means to belong.
In these excerpts from her memoir, author Saira Shah reflects on the importance of the stories that her father told her about her family’s ancestral home in Afghanistan.
Learn about the prejudice, stereotypes, and victimization Chinese and Chinese Americans faced in the US in the 1920s.
Learn about the challenges of addressing religious difference in French public schools.
Explore the relationship between religious identity and belonging with these accounts of Asian migrants in Britain.
Eboo Patel reflects on how religion impacts his identity and a time in his past when he was a bystander.
Members of US Congress debate legislation proposed to limit immigration in 1924.
Read personal points of view on why some young women in France choose to wear headscarves.