Alyssa Jeong Perry
Alyssa Jeong Perry is a San Francisco Bay Area journalist and alum of the UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism. Her reporting has taken her to Central America and Asia. She lived in South Korea, her motherland, for almost four years before she immersed herself in journalism. Alyssa can be found with a microphone and headphones all over California and internationally, reporting on immigration, race, culture and policy.
Post-deportation, two parents now back in Mexico parent long-distance, checking in with their children daily on everything from what's for breakfast to schoolwork to paying the mortgage.
Until recently, Maria Geneva Reyes’s plan was to transfer to a four-year university. But with the chances of a DACA deal dimming, now she wonders if investing in a college degree is worth it.
A Japanese immigrant named Gijiu Kitazawa started his seed company in 1917 in San Jose, California. A century later, it's still in business — but it wasn't always easy.
Krysten Leach was born in Korea, but she didn't grow up eating that country's food. Now she grows traditional Korean vegetables and herbs at her farm in California — which has become a destination for other Korean adoptees.