A Frayed Fabric: The Immigrant Faces That Help Make Phoenix What It Is

Immigrants, documented or not, are woven into the fabric of Phoenix. You see their influence anywhere you turn: in our restaurants, our homes, our businesses, our schools, our theaters, our political arenas, our judicial system, our news publications. And imagine of how many of us would not be here at all if not for our immigrant ancestors. But is that fabric coming undone? New Times has devoted an entire print issue to the Valley’s immigrants, featuring a handful of the million or so people living in Arizona who were born elsewhere. See full coverage here.
—Stuart Warner, Editor