andy and dina

we talked about his time coming here to the us and a bit about how we met

Imani and Megan

Imani (20) and Megan (18) discussed who their heroes are and why its important to go to college for them

Kate’s Interview With Her Immigrant Grandmother

My grandma is a first generation immigrant to the United States. She came to this country from Ecuador at 8 years old. She shared with me her memories as a young child living in Ecuador and growing up in Chicago.

Ba’s Story

My father talks of his story—childhood to present.

Valentina M-First generation interview

An interview with Valentina about being first generation college student at Calvin University.

Yevheniia Syrevych from Ukraine shares her multiple experiences in the United States.

Yevheniia Syrevych is an immigrant from Ukraine who had multiple experiences in the American culture. She first came to US when she was a junior in high school; she spent a year in Pennsylvania for a student exchange program. She...

Germans Are So Honest

After immigrating to Los Angeles from Hamburg, Germany twenty years ago, Verena sits down to talk about German v. American differences.

Eric Diaz

We spoke about Eric’s life influences and overall reflecting on life.

“It was my destiny…”
October 18, 2018 App Interview

On October 14 2018, Talal Younis, a first generation immigrant, was interviewed by high school student, Saif Younis. Talal immigrated to the United States in 1968, all on his on, seeking for a better education. His story is told in...

A College Student’s Interview with her mom, a First Generation College Student

I interview my mom about her experience as a first generation college student, and how she went on to become a professor. We compare her experience to my experience as a current college student.

First born in the U.S.

I decided to interview my sister because she is one of the most influential persons in my life (my go to person). For her being the first born and raised in the U.S. was not easy, she had high expectations...

Jose Rodriguez.

In this interview, we talked about Jose's experience meeting his wife, Leticia, and coming into the United States; with a glimpse of his Childhood.

My mom, a first generation college student

Heidi Hartmann explains what it was like to be a First-Generation college student at Swarthmore College in the 1960s.

La Historia de su Vida

En esta entrevista, grabada el 30 de Noviembre en Shreveport, Louisiana, Citlaly Jiménez (18) entrevista a su madre, Blanca Jimenez (38). Blanca nos responde a unas preguntas sobre su infancia, su familia, y cómo es que ella llegó desde Mexico...

Forum story corps

My mom and I talk about her experiences growing up and coming to the US

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Lucienne Nicholson and Sydney Haynesleavy

Lucienne Nicholson (63) and her son, Sydney Haynesleavy (32), talk about Haitian culture and Lucienne's decision to raise her children as universal human beings. Sydney reflects on his upbringing, the connection he has to Haiti, and lessons he has learned...

Growing up the daughter of an immigrant

I talked with my mom about her different experiences growing up first generation in America as the daughter of two Irish immigrants.

#broncohistorian interview

I’m interviewing my dad who is an immigrant from Northern Ireland and was the first in his family to go to college.

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Damon Young and Martin Garcia

One Small Step conversation partners Damon Young (45) and Martin Garcia (40) talk about their beliefs about the economy, religion, and local politics.

Lee’s story

The story of Lee’s family and how she got to America.