NPR Goes to Atlanta, Finds Growing Immigrant Communities

By The News Apr 18, 2008

Farai Chideya, of NPR’s News and Notes, is in Atlanta this week, and she’s talking to the immigrants. Known as a mecca for Black Americans, Atlanta’s southern hospitality is also welcoming several immigrant communities to make ‘Hotlanta’ their home. Atlanta, a City of Immigrants Farai Chideya talks with three local taxi drivers: Nigerian-American Gbenga Babjide; Haitian-American Max LaGuerre; and Eritrean-American Dawit Haile. A Closer Look: Atlanta’s Immigrant Community Farai Chideya talks with Missale Ayele — an immigration attorney originally from Ethiopia — and Jason Walker, a journalist and community activist, who is a native of Jamaica.