Originally from the suburbs outside Richmond, Virginia, Helen Li is an American writer and educator previously based in Asia. She was the producer of Fresh Off the Vote, a podcast on politics and civic engagement among Asian American youth. She is a lover of solo travel, cooking tutorials, Kathak dance, and most recently, dogs.
Though the State Department has reduced its backlog this year from a peak of 531,976 in July to 461,125 in November, for many, the progress hasn’t been fast enough.
December 10, 2021
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