While there are many studies exploring the relationship between mobile media practices and social networks amongst youth, less is known about mobile media use among immigrant adolescents and its consequences for social capital. Current research has yet to investigate how adolescents with social and geographical constraints use mobile media to bridge the various resources needed in new environments. Compounding this dearth of understanding, information studies focusing on young immigrants have not yet explored how necessary resources are obtained through diverse social connections that provide access to various information, particularly, in the smartphone era. Considering this, my research interest is two- fold. I am interested in how immigrant adolescents obtain instrumental resources through mobile media in order to cope with the challenges they face in their settlement process, and the sociotechnical role of mobile media in bonding and bridging social capital.