The American dream of African immigrants

Africans make up just 5 percent of immigrants in the United States but represent the fastest-growing immigrant group. For many of them, America is the land of opportunity. But the reality is sometimes more difficult, as Africans are confronted with various challenges. These include a form of racism against them – somewhat ironically, from the African American community. FRANCE 24's correspondent Fanny Allard went to Washington, as well as the states of Maryland and Virginia, to meet some of these men and women who have made a new life for themselves in the United States.

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