The New Americans

Season 1 Episode 7

Episode 7

Aired Unknown Mar 29, 2004 on PBS
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Episode 7
José transfers to a minor league team in Georgia, where he finds romance with a local woman. The tech bubble bursts and Anjan loses his job just as Harshini learns she is pregnant. He struggles for months with temp work, fearing the loss of his coveted H-1B visa, but finally decides to return to India. Israel and Ngozi welcome a son, but Israel also loses a cherished brother. Barine's three jobs let her buy a large house, and watches her daughters graduate from high school. Naima and Hatem also buy a home, and contemplate having children. However, they face hardship and discrimination after 9/11. When Hatem's community center is torched by an arsonist, Naima questions her decision to move to the U.S. The Flores family is able to finally buy their own trailer, but sadly their daughter has to drop out of night school. The episode ends with an epilogue on what happened to the characters after filming ended.moreless

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