Alan Chin was born and raised in New York City’s Chinatown. Since 1996, he has worked in China, the former Yugoslavia, Afghanistan, Egypt, Iraq, Central Asia, and Ukraine, as well as extensively in the United States. He is a contributing photographer to The New York Times, contributing writer and...
I thought I was going to stay away from the inauguration this year, following Congressman John Lewis's principled example. Call it also a persistent sense of disbelief that the day was finally upon us. For many Americans, the months since November 8 have been an interregnum punctuated by anxiety and shouting at loved ones across a political divide.
Utica, New York, set out to revitalize on the strength of immigrant newcomers and found being the "town that loves refugees" is complicated. Two teenage girls sit at a linoleum table in the kitchen of a community center in Utica, New York, playing Uno.