Getting My Green Card Getting My Green Card

As a child, Fekri is brought to the U.S. illegally from Tunisia. He fights to get a green card for himself. [read more]
  Between Two Worlds
The writer's mother leaves her with grandparents in Honduras and moves the U.S. to make a better life. When the writer joins her mother in New York at age 8, she feels little connection with her. [read more]
Between Two Worlds
  'I Tell My Story to Change the World' ‘I Tell My Story to Change the World’
Ishmael barely escapes the civil war in Sierra Leone, where family members are raped and killed. Life in New York also presents challenges and he goes into foster care. Now a college student, he speaks to groups about what's happening in his country. [read more]
  Seeking My Education
Vanessa moves to the U.S. illegally to support her family in Mexico. She wants to finish high school, but ends up working 12-hour days as a dishwasher. [read more]
Seeking My Education