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The Comedy of Immigration
Originally from Benghazi, Libya, Mohanad Elshieky has found in comedy a space to discuss and laugh about immigration, politics and white privilege in the United States. Maria and Julio talk with him about Hollywood, bidets and his encounter with immigration officers in a Greyhound.
ITT Staff Picks:
- Mohanad's TEDx talk on being an immigrant and using humor to connect with people.
- “They Kept Repeating the Word ‘Illegals.'” -- The Willamette Week's article on Mohanad's encounter with the CBP.
- Mohanad is going on tour with the amazing Pop-Up Magazine. You can get your tickets here.
This episode was mixed by Jeanne Montalvo.
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