As we enter the season of apples and honey, let’s think about how we became Americans —
our struggles, our myths, our journeys, and our survival.

In This Feature:

The Myth of Jewish Immigration

We might like to think we contributed to "a nation of immigrants," but in reality the system has always been rigged.

08/28/2018 By Devin E. Naar

Hazzan Ike Azose

From Turkey through France to America

08/28/2018 Edited by Karin Vandraiss

Balika Haakanson

From Lithuania to Alaska

08/28/2018 Edited by Karin Vandraiss

Ami Popper

From Europe through Shanghai to Seattle

08/28/2018 Edited by Karin Vandraiss

Victoria Navi

An Iranian refugee resettles in Seattle

08/28/2018 Edited by Karin Vandraiss

Name Withheld

Hiding in plain sight

08/28/2018 Edited by Karin Vandraiss

Shari Schwartz

Out of Germany, into apartheid, on to Seattle

08/28/2018 Edited by Karin Vandraiss