Alyssa Jeong Perry

Alyssa Jeong Perry is a San Francisco Bay Area journalist.

Alyssa Jeong Perry is a San Francisco Bay Area journalist and alum of the UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism. Her reporting has taken her to Central America and Asia. She lived in South Korea, her motherland, for almost four years before she immersed herself in journalism.  Alyssa can be found with a microphone and headphones all over California and internationally, reporting on immigration, race, culture and policy.  

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Separated from their kids by deportation, these parents raise their family long-distance


Post-deportation, two parents now back in Mexico parent long-distance, checking in with their children daily on everything from what’s for breakfast to schoolwork to paying the mortgage.

Woman standing in front of desk, talking to another woman who is in front of a computer

If DACA ends, she’s worried she’ll never put her college degree to work

Gijiu Kitazawa (left) started the Kitazawa Seed Company back in 1917. He had to restart the company after his family was sent to a prison camp for Japanese Americans during World War II.

How a Japanese American business survived World War II and tied together two families

Kristyn Leach on her Sunol, California farm, Namu. “There is significance to all this in terms of that sense of pride and connectedness,” she says.

A Korean adoptee finds her heritage through farming