Undocumented and Asian: ‘Am I Really a Human Being in This Country?’

Jan 14, 2016
12:12 PM

A new powerful video series from award-winning journalist Maria Hinojosa, which premiered today at NBCNews.com, looks into a topic the media has tended to ignored: what it’s like to be undocumented and Asian. As part of a new Humanizing America web series, Hinojosa visited Flushing, Queens, to talk to a mother and her son.

Every time I read about in the election in the newspapers, I wonder, “Am I really a human being in this country?” I’m being treated worse than some animals. —Myung Soon Cho

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Humanizing America: Undocumented and Asian

"Don't be scared of us." Meet an undocumented mother and son who say they are "just living our lives, trying to do best for us and for our families." (via Humanizing America)

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