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The Year
in Immigrant
Stories

A look back at representation
in 2020 popular culture,
curated by Define American.

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Define American is calling for a new conversation about immigrants and identity in America. Why do we come to this country? What does it mean to be undocumented? What does it mean to be a good citizen?

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