About the Reporting Labs
PBS NewsHour Student Reporting Labs are classrooms, after-school programs and clubs around the country producing original, inspiring reports about how national and global issues affect local communities.
Growing up as the child of Indian immigrants, Abhaya Krishnan-Jha sometimes felt caught between her heritage and American upbringing.
Ismail Jean Baptiste founded Dream Haiti to create a connection between his new community in Buffalo, New York and his home country.
Though not #New Americans, Native American students at a Wisconsin high school still have to deal with ignorance and hate speech.
Victor Kostelanetz brought his family to the United States from Russia so that they could enjoy the freedoms and opportunities life in America affords.
Even though she is undocumented, DACA recipient Lessli Martinez has applied to multiple universities and has even received scholarships to help her pursue a college education.
Moving to Hawaii from the Philippines was a years-long process for Glenn Marcos. Thanks to patience and hard work, the rest of his family is now able to enjoy life in the U.S.
Violence and crime prompted Jenny and her mom to emigrate from South Africa to the United States, where she is happy to be living in a safer community.
Many Americans enjoy the growing trend of food trucks, which have allowed generations of immigrants to bring quick and delicious food to customers conveniently.
As a child, Hien Pham escaped Vietnam and eventually came to Buffalo, New York where she had to learn how to adjust to life in a new country.
Langham Creek High School's New Arrivals Center helps new students from other countries transition to school in the United States.