The contributions of immigrants in the Valley is undeniable. In Mountain View, efforts are underway to preserve the "Immigrant House" as a way to honor the immigrant story, but the campaign needs community support.
The following images are part of an ongoing virtual postcard series by writer and photographer Diane Solomon written to her 2-year old nephew, Nanji, and those interested in exploring Silicon Valley's grassroots.
Andy Gutierrez grew up in Eastside San Jose, facing the many challenges of poverty -- including being homeless at one point. He now is a Santa Clara County Deputy Public Defender representing indigent defendants.