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Asian Americans

Tereza Lee Was the Inspiration for the Dream Act

Tereza Lee was a promising young pianist who grew up with a secret. Her family was undocumented, and they feared that if discovered the family could be separated and face deportation. When a U.S. Senator heard her story, he introduced the 2001 DREAM Act, a bipartisan bill to provide a pathway to legal status for undocumented youth who immigrated as children. Tereza was the first “dreamer.”

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Breaking Through
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Breaking Through

At the turn of the new millennium, the U.S becomes more diverse, yet more divided.
Season 1 Episode 5
Generation Rising
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Generation Rising

During a time of war, a young generation fights for equality and claim a new identity.
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Good Americans
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Asian Americans fight for equality and expand the definition of Asian American.
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A Question of Loyalty
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A Question of Loyalty

An American-born generation straddles their country of birth and their parents’ homelands.
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Breaking Ground
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Breaking Ground

In an era of exclusion and U.S. empire, new immigrants arrive and adapt to life in America
Season 1 Episode 1
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