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.
British-Somali poet Warsan Shire gives voice to the experiences of refugees in this poem about "home."
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.
French writer Amin Maalouf describes the connection between violence and issues of identity and belonging.
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.
Explore the debate over banning headscarves in French schools and consider the tension between personal and group identities.
Get an overview of the Pew Research Center's findings on global migration and immigration as of 2018.
Explore key findings about Honduran immigration, including the recent wave of minors seeking asylum.
Investigate the law banning headscarves in French schools and explore how people reacted to the legislation.
Immigration lawyer Hope Frye describes the conditions at child migrant detention centers in her congressional hearing testimony.
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.