VR Postcards offer a slice of culture from a home they can’t visit.
The Family Reunions Project is trying to bring some comfort and understanding to an extremely complicated, often heartbreaking situation—undocumented immigration. How? By using the power of VR to reunite undocumented immigrants who can’t return to their home country due to immigration laws or financial issues.
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Family and friends from these immigrants’ home countries make tailored VR tours of homes, old neighborhoods, and messages from family members in immersive snippets called “VR Postcards.” Though it’s not the complete answer to the problem, it is a temporary solution to reunite families that have not seen each other for years.
The project began when Alvaro Morales, an undocumented immigrant from Huancayo, Peru, tried a Google Cardboard to
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