First Person Immigrant Stories

Our Story

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We created 

Nation of Newcomers

to tell honest American immigration stories & to give a platform for them to be preserved and shared with the world. 

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Vianel De La Cruz

Videographer, Sound design

He and his family immigrated from the Dominican Republic to the United States of America in 1994.

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Aundre Larrow

Photo, Creative Director, Copy

He and his family immigrated from Jamaica to the United States of America in 1993. 

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Natalie Lennox

Producer, Creative Director, Copy, all the other things

Her family ancestry has been traced back primarily from Britain and Poland through Ellis Island.

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Jose Silva

Photographer, Lighting design

He and his family immigrated from Venezuela to the United States of America in 1996.

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Thank you.

A massive thank you to those who came near and far to share their personal and intimate stories with us last year. And to those that will. A special shout out to the good folks at Brooklyn Brigade, who graciously provided the studio space to us. You make us proud to be American.