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.
In Farmingville, New York, tensions rise in the community after an influx of Mexican immigrants move there for work, which ultimately results in vicious hate crimes.
Immigration lawyer Hope Frye describes the conditions at child migrant detention centers in her congressional hearing testimony.
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 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.
Explore themes of assimilation and integration with three stories about the relationship between newcomers and their host societies.
Consider the factors that cause people to stand up to injustice by reading musician Billy Bragg’s recollection of how influential the 1970s Rock Against Racism rally was to him.
Learn how the Sharps' rescue work began with a phone call from the American Unitarian community asking for their leadership in the refugee crisis in Prague, 1939.
What goes on behind the doors of the asylum office at the U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Service? If a well-founded fear of persecution is discovered, asylum can be offered.