Pittsburgh’s newest immigrants

Blackberry in hand, Tek Rimal counts the minutes as he rides the bus from his job at BNY Mellon to his Bellevue apartment. Like many young families, Tek and his wife Chandra tag-team the care of their son, Anuj, with precision timing. Tek rushes home from his day shift so his wife can work a 4-to-midnight stint at Rivers Casino. Like many Pittsburghers, they rely on family to fill in the occasional gaps. Two of Tek’s brothers and one of Chandra’s live in their building. The extended family shop and socialize together, often taking the bus to a favorite ethnic food store…Read more.