Beijing's New Global Migrants: Pan-African

By Steve George, August 14, 2014

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"We're all outsiders here in Beijing. So we tend to stick together, it's only natural."

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Beijing's New Global Migrants: Korean

'We are the same people. They can maybe tell from ... the way I speak Chinese, but they don't look at me differently.'

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'People come to China for one of two reasons. Running after a woman, or running away from taxes. In my case, it was both.'

Beijing's New Global Migrants: Russian

'We share a lot of history ... Russians like China, because they feel more free here.'

Beijing's New Global Migrants: Pakistani

'I had no idea about China, or just how hard life would be for me and my family here. I only knew that I couldn't go back.'

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