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[25 九月 2017 | 没有评论 | ]
Immigration Game Tries To Tell An Important Story, Falls Short

by Gita Jackson
九月 25, 2017
Courtesy Kotaku
Four Horsemen is a game about immigrants and refugees, and also kinda sorta the apocalypse. It’s a compelling game, written from a place of deep empathy about a topic that is important to consider in our current political climate. Unfortunately it doesn’t quite come together.
Things are ending for the four friends you follow in this visual novel—school is ending, friendships end, and most significantly these kids have experiences that end their illusions about their identities and the country they live in.

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[21 九月 2017 | 没有评论 | ]
An Immigrant Who Crossed the Border as a Child Retraces His Journey, in Poems

By Jonathan Blitzer

九月 19, 2017
Courtesy of The New Yorker
When the Salvadoran-born poet Javier Zamora was nine years old, he travelled alone to the United States, crossing the border on foot to reunite with his family. Now twenty-seven, he has lived in the U.S. ever since. 随着时间的推移, the details of his journey have blurred in his memory. A few years ago, after getting an undergraduate degree from Berkeley and beginning an M.F.A. at New York University, Zamora decided to retrace his steps.