Tag Archive: immigration

Jose Antonio Vargas: Immigration Policy

Just in time for election fever. In the summer of 2011, Pulitzer prize-winning journalist, Jose Antonio Vargas, published an essay chronicling his life as an undocumented immigrant. Since then, he as well as… Continue reading

Jonathan Rosa: Drop the I-Word!

Jonathan Rosa is a Linguistic Anthropology scholar at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. He is currently leading the “Drop the I-word” campaign, referring to the use of the term “illegal” with specific… Continue reading

GB Tran’s Vietnamerica: A Family’s Journey

While I was out east all summer, I basked in the balmy weather in New York City for a few days. I took the opportunity to hang out with GB Tran, and do… Continue reading

Anupama Jain: How to be South Asian in America

Anupama Jain, professor of English at the University of Pittsburgh, recently published her debut book, “How to be South Asian in America: Narratives of Ambivalence and Belonging.” In this work, she examines the… Continue reading