For Two New Hampshire Women, Issue Of Immigration Is Personal

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Minata Toure and her son Abdallah in the family's home on the west side of Manchester, N.H. Minata emigrated from Burkina Faso four years ago. Abdallah was born this year, in Manchester. (Natasha Haverty/NHPR)

Perhaps no issue has defined this election year as much as immigration. And for many Americans, their views on the issue come from a deeply personal place: their family history.

Natasha Haverty from Here & Now contributor New Hampshire Public Radio brings us two immigration stories, separated by 100 years and two continents.


Natasha Haverty, politics and policy reporter for NHPR’s State of Democracy. She tweets @NatashaHaverty.

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