Team behind TV series Little America, based on true stories of immigrants, say they not pushing political agenda

One episode of Little America features a Nigerian immigrant, played by Conphidance, who struggles to fit in, but eventually finds an emotional connection in cowboy culture.
One episode of Little America features a Nigerian immigrant, played by Conphidance, who struggles to fit in, but eventually finds an emotional connection in cowboy culture.PHOTO: APPLE TV+

LOS ANGELES - An anthology series based on the real stories of immigrants to the United States, Little America is produced by top Hollywood comedy scribes Kumail Nanjiani (The Big Sick, 2017), Alan Yang (Master Of None, 2015 to 2017) and Lee Eisenberg (The Office, 2005 to 2010) - all of whom are the children of immigrants themselves.

But, despite the polarising debate about immigration in the US today, the team behind the new Apple TV+ show say they are not trying to push a political agenda with their uplifting tales of immigrants struggling to make it and fit in - though some people will no doubt read it that way.

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