Cover Photo: A passport from the United Kingdom  on a stone surface
Photograph by Annie Spratt/Unsplash

Why Do Borders and Passports Dictate What Country I Get to Call Home?

The contours of a border become a lot less rigid when you carry what are deemed to be the right documents.

The Good Immigrant

Rida Bilgrami is a freelance writer based in London.  Her recent work has appeared in VICE , Eater and Atlas Obscura and focuses on the intersection of food, politics and identity.  She can be reached on Twitter @ridahb