Department of Communication Studies

Waterloo Courier: "Deported" imparts immigrants' struggles

Tuesday, Jun 17, 2014

WATERLOO | For Josh Hamzehee, humor is a powerful teaching tool.

It also has been a coping tool for him and his friends and cast mates Jorge De Leon and Yaw Kyeremateng. The trio are performing a comedy show "Deported: A Reality Show" on Saturday at 220 East this weekend in downtown Waterloo.

Written by Hamzehee, De Leon, Kyeremateng and Danielle McGeough, the show uses humor to show the difficulties people face going through the U.S. immigration system and the challenges and prejudices immigrants encounter once in the U.S. [MORE...]