How Being an Immigrant Helps Represent America

How Being an Immigrant Helps Represent America

Former Fellow Pramila Jayapal (India 1994-1996) reflected on “how being an immigrant helps her better represent her adopted home” in an article published by Cosmopolitan. Discussing her personal history, Jayapal states that she “always believed that immigration is really about who we are as a country and what we’re willing to stand up for. Even though personally I always feel very humbled by the stories of other immigrants who have had it much, much harder than I have, I still have a deep connection and experience myself of how difficult it is to be an immigrant.”

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