Author: Danya AbdelHameid

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Bio: Danya AbdelHameid (she/they) is an audio producer and writer from Virginia, by way of Sudan. She almost became a scientist and loves telling stories about the messy ways science intersects with culture and history. Danya has worked as an associate producer and fact checker on a handful of shows, including season 4 of How to Citizen with Baratunde, Good Words with Kirk Franklin, and the award-winning independent science podcast In Those Genes. They strive to create work that does too much, is carefree, and produced for, with, and in community.


Permanent Resident, Expiration: Never

Posted on: 06 Apr 2023

Through The Fake Green Cards Project, Philadelphia-based artists Xuan Liu and Youkun Zhou invite us to imagine a world where getting “papers” is not the nerve-wracking process it has become for many immigrants in the U.S. Producer Danya AbdelHameid reports on how their whimsical hand-drawn cards explore the meaning of the green card, spark conversations about the challenges of navigating the immigration system, and raise questions about what it means to belong in America.