Pursuing The American Dream

Adam Gomes interviewers his father Robert Gomes who was born in Bangladesh and migrated to America in February 1975. They discussed his childhood and what life was like growing up in Manhattan. They also talk about some of Roberts Positives...

An immigrant story: Nicaragua to the US

As part of a group effort in my Mexican and Central American Immigration course, we came up with come questions to ask persons (my father) with migrant experiences in the 1980s and 90s. Here’s my fathers experience.

Mother Goose

The life of a Mexican immigrant is told to the world. From the past of her childhood, to the hopes of future generations, my mother presents her story of Emma Finkel. P.S. my spanish sounds sooo bad here, it doesn’t...

Giannas Interview with her Grandmother

In this interview, my grandma shares with me a lot about her life. She grew up in Italy with 9 other siblings. I had my dad translate the questions and her answers because she can only speak Italian. Her English...

Sidney Fiarman

We talked about my father’s experience as the child of Jewish immigrants who escaped World War II. He described growing up in an all-immigrant neighborhood in the Bronx in the 1930s.

An immigrant from Brazil

He talks about how it was to leave friends. I love his interview.

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.

Leeanne discusses identity, relocation, and emigrating to Norway. “When people ask where I’m from, sometimes they mean, why are you black?”

In this interview, Tania interviews Leeanne about growing up between England and the United States, and eventually moving to Norway, as well as the obstacles in moving. Leeanne talks a little about long-distance realtionships. They also discuss how what you...

In a Foreign Place

27 year old Peruvian immigrant talks about his life as an illegal immigrant, falling in love, and becoming a high school history teacher.

Jerry Freimark: father, grandfather, great-grandfather, Holocaust survivor

We discussed life in Germany before WWII, coming to America as a Jewish immigrant, and experiences as a Jew in Germany and America.

Coming to America, Not Once But Twice

Dirk arrived in the US from Germany as a baby, but then went back to Germany. He returned again in 1977 as a teenager and had a different experience.

I interviewed my father, Erik Kikut alongside his troubles and experiences of coming to the United States as an immigrant from Norway.

I sat down with Erik Kikut who is my father and we talked about his struggles and persearvance of becoming an immigrant of a new country and devoting his life to whom would be his future wife. Interview is about...

Brothers in a distant land (Part 2)

Two men share a love that grew thousands of miles from where they were born as brothers. There’s was grown out of a sense of responsibility, purpose and perseverance.

Faythe Bomba and her grandfather Jose Pimentel talk about growing up as an immigrant

Jose discusses the importance of family, and what it was like growing up in Portugal and the US. He also reflects on his life in recent years, and shares some colorful anecdotes.

“Americans are crazy. They wear earrings on their teeth.”

In this interview, Lynn Daneguy has an insightful conversation with her mother, Angela Daneguy, in Egg Harbor Township, New Jersey on November 23, 2018. Angela discusses her life as a child and the hardships she overcame. She explains the importance...

Shirley Alvaradous: The Life of An Amazing, Hardworking Trinidadian Woman

In this interview, Shirley and I talked about her childhood as well as her life coming to America from Trinidad and the struggle.

An Interview With my Mother, Maria

Maria talks about how her life in America and how it’s better now than it was before when she lived in Mexico.

Immigration Stories Italy: Sunday

Sunday is a asylum seeker seeking refuge at the Villa Barbiero Centro Accoglienza Immigrati living a productive and safe life at the center in Southern Italy. Sunday works doing manual labor on farms around the Catanzaro region. Sunday talks about...

Immigration Stories Italy: Savaneh Lamin

Savaneh Lamin, who goes by Lamin, talks about his arduous journey from the Ivory Coast to Libya and then crossing the sea to be rescued by a Ship. Once rescued by a ship he was brought to Italy and then...

Life as an Indian Immigrant in Philadelphia
October 17, 2017 App Interview

I conducted this interview as an assignment for my History Class. It focuses on Colonial History. The person I interviewed moved to Philadelphia from India at a young age and his experiences as a current American.

Pictures from the Past – The Life of My Grandmother

In this interview, conducted on November 25th, 2017 in Pleasanton, California, Vikrant Goel interviews his grandmother Meera Yog abou her life in both India and the United States. Meera shares stories about her childhood, memories of her parents, attending a...

Nana’s interview

This interview was done for an honors 10 English assignment. I chose to interview Nana because I knew she’d immigrated from Ghana, and she might’ve had some interesting stories to tell. My grandma is currently living in Memphis Tennessee, and...