Arthur Nazaryan is a photojournalist and filmmaker whose recent work primarily focuses on refugees and immigrants, dealing with questions of identity and assimilation. His photography has appeared in such outlets as The New York Times, CNN, the Atlantic and the Guardian. Previously based in Southeast Asia, Arthur is currently filming a documentary about the Somali community in Minneapolis.
A Pakistani family has been in the US for 18 years, including regular check-ins with immigration enforcement. Then, in 2018, an ICE officer told them they should buy plane tickets home. Now, they're in sanctuary in a Connecticut church while they fight to stay in the country.
Jessica Hubley, one of the founders of AnnieCannons, wanted to teach survivors something that was actually viable in the job market — and in the Bay Area, where she is based, nothing made more sense than software development.
One could mistake this place for a spiritual retreat, but in fact, hardly anyone comes here as a tourist. Most of the people who visit Thamkrabok are struggling with addiction and seeking treatment at the monastery’s famous detox clinic.
Two years after a neighbor shot at their mosque, a leader at the Baitul Aman Mosque in Meriden has found an unlikely companion to show people true Islam: a local 76-year-old who is convinced organizations like the Muslim Brotherhood are plotting to impose Islamic law on America.
In northwest Thailand, tourists flock to a village where ethnic Kayah women from Myanmar wear coiled brass rings to elongate their necks. Many of these women say it's a reliable way to make money as undocumented refugees after fleeing conflict and marginalization back home.