As immigration becomes an increasingly important issue in the United States, this timely book empowers readers to learn about the lives of Nigerian immigrants who have made new homes in America. Readers will learn about critical moments in modern Nigerian history that provide context for current events in the United States and around the world. They'll explore the complex issues affecting Nigerian Americans today and see the vivid, valuable ways Nigerian and American culture meld and interact. Powerful photographs bring this important issue into sharp focus, while fact boxes highlight key points. Accessible and highly relevant, this thoughtful book handles complex topics with sensitivity and helps readers develop greater cultural awareness.