Philadelphia Mosaic: New Immigrants in America

Posted on: October 6th, 2011 by harvey3283 No Comments

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Philadelphia Mosaic: New Immigrants in America is a documentation with photos and
interviews of ten immigrant families from all parts of the world that have settled in Philadelphia
within the past several decades. This document depicts how these families have acclimated
to the United States through activities that include work, education, religion and social life.


The Philadelphia experience is a prototype of the process that is taking place in most cities
in America, that is they are globalizing and rapidly.These new arrivals carry with them the
same values of those who preceded them 100+ years ago. They work hard, they are
achievement oriented, value family life and look for their children to succeed through education.
They differ the last great migration in that this migration is global: the past on was basically
Eurocentric. 

Cambodia

Ethiopia & Laos

Guatemala

Indonesia

Jamaica

Lebanon

Peru

Russia

Sikh

Sierra Leone

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