Nathaniel James Immigrants Today

 

Nathaniel James Immigrants Today (Transcript)

Interviewee: Nathaniel James
Date of Interview: April 19, 2015
Interviewer: Peter Wong
Audio Engineer: Kevin Daley
High School: Edward R. Murrow High School
Interview for the Groundswell Mural Project

Which part of the mural help showcase the experience that immigrants share today?

“The modern fifth panel showing the African man holding the symbol relating to all humans, the heart. I think that’s something that a lot of immigrant’s these days seem to forget, that they are human. That they get blinded throughout the entire process of trying to get to America, that they are just like the same people living in America. So, it makes it hard for them to adjust, and once they’re here and know they’re rights, they are American. And they have the same heart that all the Americans have here. The fifth panel best represents modern immigrants.”

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