November 26, 2018
Conversation with Father

We talked about how he was raised and what his journey was like to get to the United States.

Interview with Ismael N.

Zipporah R. talks with Ismael N. about his parents’ journeys to the United States.

Interview with Tamo Keita (Mohamed Zoumanigui)

Tamo Keita is an immigrant from Guinea Conakry in Africa. Tamo came here when he was 8 years old in 2001 and he is now 25 years old. Tamo arrived here by plane after his father married a woman and...

October 30, 2017 app

Mrs. Ellis’s American Literature class visits an ESL class and interviews with Russian and Ukrainian immigrants

March 9, 2017
"You're like a little piece of Mommy on Earth."

Growing up, Alice Mitchell (left) was always very close with her mother Rosemary Owolabi. A Nigerian immigrant as proud of her heritage as she was of her children, Rosemary would pick Alice up from school dressed in vibrantly colored garments...

March 8, 2017
"I told you that one day you were going to go here to Stanford."

When Francisco Preciado was 6 years old, his family moved from Mexico to the California. They entered the United States through the Bracero program, which, starting in 1942 and lasting more than 20 years, allowed Mexican workers to come to...

March 8, 2017
"He said, 'When the border patrol changes shifts, you're going to run.'"

Blanca Alvarez immigrated to the United States from Mexico in 1972. She crossed the border with her husband and son while she was pregnant with her daughter, Connie. When they arrived in the U.S., she and her husband worked hard...

March 8, 2017
"The feeling of 'Why Moises? Why not me?' is something that will travel in me my entire life."

A few years after immigrating from the Ivory Coast, Sekou Siby began working in the kitchen at Windows on the World — a restaurant on the 107th floor of the World Trade Center’s North Tower. Sekou lost more than 70...

March 8, 2017
"Hello, my name is Yusor Abu-Salha"

In May 2014, Yusor Abu-Salha (right) recorded a StoryCorps interview with Mussarut Jabeen (left), who was her third-grade teacher. Yusor was a victim of the February 10, 2015 shooting in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. The other victims were her husband,...

September 9, 2016
My religious experience

In this interview, I talked about the effects of migration (From Bangladesh to USA) on my religious beliefs. May my faith continues to hold strong through my confusions.