• Maeve Higgins wants more immigrants to be able to tell their stories

    10 days ago - By Fast Company

    In her new book, “Maeve in America,” the comedian and author tells hers.
    Maeve Higgins is an alien of extraordinary ability. That designation may sound like she's anchoring an action-packed Marvel super-franchise, but really it just means that the comedian and author is legally permitted in the U.S. on a highly prized O-1B visa (for individuals with an extraordinary ability in the arts.) Whenever she considers the millions of ineligible would-be immigrants from President Trump's so-called shithole countries , though, all she can wonder is: “Why me, and why not them?”
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