Immigrants’ Children is their lasting contribution to the country

More than a million people immigrate to the U.S. every year. Their children — born in the U.S., connected to two cultures — are the focus of a new series at NPR News. It’s called “Immigrants’ Children,” and it’s an occasional look at how they make their mark and the issues that confront them.

While minority representation on TV is nothing short of abysmal, actors of South Asian descent now appear regularly on Lost, ER, Top Chef, The Office, Chuck, House, Numb3rs, Heroes, 30 Rock, Weeds and Parks and Recreation.

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