American Masters

Tyrus Wong's detention as a new immigrant

Clip: Season 31 Episode 7 | 57s

As a young boy, Tyrus Wong came to the United States with his father, but as part of a grueling immigration process, was detained for a month before being allowed into the country.

Aired: 09/08/17

Rating: NR

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