Harsh criticism from the Latinx community has befallen the recently published novel “American Dirt” for its controversial portrayal of the immigrant experience. Los Angeles Times writer Esmeralda Bermudez called author Jeanine Cummins’ fourth book a “cheap-thrill narconovela.” It follow the story of a middle-class mother with “a small fortune,” who leaves Mexico because her journalist… [Read More]
Jonathan Perez, from Manila, Philippines, has a wife and three kids he hasn’t seen in more than 10 years since choosing to move to Reno, Nevada in search of the American Dream. He works two jobs, 60 hours per week, to support his family in the Philippines. This is his story.
Robert Apiyo, also known as Prince Nesta, moved to the United States six months ago on a five-year visa to pursue a Master’s Degree at the Reynold’s School of Journalism on a scholarship.
Fausto Salazar did not plan on living in the United States. Salazar, 60, owned seven bakeries in Guatemala and had contracts with the local prisons to provide bread. During a time of political instability in the late 1990’s, violence erupted in Guatemala. Salazar’s success made him and his family a target.