WomenWhoDraw.com put out a prompt on social media—#WWDTOGETHER_IMMIGRATION—to illustrate and share a story of immigration.
My grandfather took a rather convoluted journey from China to the US. Around 1905 he was turned away from Ellis Island and sent to Cuba--where he worked a fruit stand for 5 years. He saved up and used the money to be smuggled into NY(successfully this time!)
See other immigration stories here