Finding American: Stories of Immigration from All 50 States (Hardcover)

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Finding American: Stories of Immigration from All 50 States By Colin Boyd Shafer, Ali Noorani (Foreword by) Cover Image
By Colin Boyd Shafer, Ali Noorani (Foreword by)
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Description


A captivating photographic portrait of the diverse experiences of immigrants in the United States, depicting the resilience and realities of building a home in a new place.

Disturbed by the increasingly hostile views of immigrants that arose in the United States during the 2016 presidential election, photographer Colin Boyd Shafer set out on a road trip to meet hundreds of families and individuals with roots abroad who now live in America. The result, after a year of travel covering fifty thousand miles, is this collection of striking photos and moving stories that form a portrait of the nation's complex and shifting relationship to immigration. Some of the participants chose to make America home; others were displaced by crises. Some were warmly welcomed and granted citizenship; others battled the immigration system for years and still live with fear and uncertainty. Their circumstances and origins vary, but all are united by a willingness to share their stories--of harrowing journeys, intense love, separated families, passionate activism--in hopes of adding nuance and depth to a vital issue that continues to polarize Americans.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781773272214
ISBN-10: 1773272217
Publisher: Figure 1 Publishing
Publication Date: October 31st, 2023
Pages: 304
Language: English