Immigration story

  • Can you tell me about one of your most difficult memories?
  • Tell me a little bit about yourself—when and where were you born?
  • Can you tell me where you came from and what the experience of coming to the U.S. was like for you?
  • Were there difficult moments when you came to the U.S.?
  • Can you tell me what it felt like when you were sworn in as a citizen?
  • Can you think of moments where you felt welcomed as a immigrant? Not welcomed?
  • What was the hardest thing to adjust to in this country?
  • Can you tell me the story of how you came to live in the U.S.?
  • Did anyone help you when you first came to this country? Have you helped anyone since you have been here?
  • What was the most surprising thing about the U.S.?