• Erika Lee’s Family Story of Immigration

Scholar Erika Lee often shares stories of her ancestor’s experiences as Chinese immigrants to the United States in work exploring histories of immigration. In this short video, she links her family’s story during the period of Chinese Exclusion to concerns she has about the treatment of immigrants today.


Reflection Questions

Who do you think is the intended audience for this video?

What does Lee want the audience to know about her family’s experiences?

How does she connect those experiences to the treatment of immigrants today?

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