Immigrant – I am #4


In this episode of “I am,” producers Thea Nikolaou and Caroline Heyl focus primarily on Yara Batista, an immigrant from Brazil who identifies herself as both Brazilian and American. Throughout the episode they discuss the differences between the United States and Brazil, the attitude towards immigration in this country currently, Brazilian family traditions, and what it’s like to be separated from your family during the holiday season. Yara moved to the United States when she was in middle school, and intends to attend college in the United States.