Ivan: New York, NY

"Why go back to Ukraine?? There’s…Skype!""

Illustrated by Alexandra Burda

Janak: Redwood City, CA

"I'm from the plains. The plains of Nepal."

Mobeen: Albuquerque, NM

"But it’s not real, when you don’t OWN something…"

Lisa Ong: Singapore.

"She cries when she doesn’t understand her homework..."

Rasool: Portland, OR

"I'm from Iraq. It's not that bad. We're not all bad people."

Humit: Istanbul, Turkey

"It's my home. I don't know. Wouldn't you stay?"

Miguel, Deported: Guadalajara, Mexico

"He was always in a hurry."

Ethel: San Diego, CA.

“You have to sing it like you mean it”

Illustrated by Paula Vrinceanu

Naonka: Los Angeles, CA.

“The KKK called me a 'Porch Monkey' on their website."

Illustrated by Alexandra Burda


"Today, my driver was deaf, and mute."