Tag: racism

‘Paper sons’, hidden pasts – LA Times article

Like many immigrants, Chinese Americans sometimes conceal the details of their arrival – but the truth behind ‘paper sons’ can be among the most harmful and hurtful.

Lisa See writes poignantly in the Los Angeles Times of the ongoing impact of America’s anti-Chinese policies of the past: ‘Paper sons, hidden pasts’ (Los Angeles Times, 2 August 2009).