A Father-Son Chat About Immigration, Success, and Passion

We discuss my dad's experiences immigrating to the United States, what success really means, and the importance of passion in today's day and age.

Vanita Patel

Interviewing my mom about her life.

Thanksgiving with Tatha.
November 26, 2017 App Interview

Tatha (Grandpa) and I talked about the kindness and love his grandparents and parents provided for him growing up. He shared train and thief stories with the moral that one needs to be cautious and can't trust just anybody. The...

New Country, New Life, Same Person

Muthukumar talks to son Brijesh about his early childhood, the struggles of being an immigrant, and his job, physical therapy. It gets a little of deep at the 5 minute mark.

“To be honest, I didn’t have much of an idea of what was ahead…”

In this father-son discussion, 14 year old Arnav Gunwani interviews his father Manoj Gunwani about making the shift to the United States in 1992 to pursue a masters degree at Syracuse University. Mr. Gunwani talks about his expectations for a...

Rishita Tikkala and her mother Anjani Jammula talk about childhood and life in India.

On December 6, 2018, Rishita and her mother discuss life in another country, and the effects of growing up there. Anjani discusses how life has affected her and her hopes for the future. We talk about how things are so...

Ishaan Roy and his dad Santanu Roy about growing up in Assam

In this interview from December 2018, Ishaan Roy’s father, Santanu Roy, discusses his life in Eastern India as well as his early experiences with the US. He details the unique lifestyle of rural Assam, including what he liked to eat,...

Rohit Rajagopalan-Interview with my dad

Interview with my dad. Recounts life in India and how he has changed

Passage – Dr. Salimath and Maya

Dr. Jay Salimath and his daughter Maya talk about his family history and how he made his way to Central IL.

Small Town to BIG WORLD
December 10, 2018 App Interview

Jennifer Roberts grew up in a small town and later discovered the big world with an open mind. She has been exposed to many different cultures and lifestyles and has benefited greatly from it.

A look into the life of an immigrant nurse
December 3, 2017 App Interview

A general overview of what life was like and the new experiences she had

My Pops~accomplishments, lessons and blessings.

The first to leave his native land of India. Pops speaks of his challenges and accomplishments in a new land, the arranged marriage that led him to the woman of his dreams, and what he is most grateful for.

Sarita Gupta’s Life In India

Sarita Gupta talking about her life in India before she moved to America.

A Discussion with My Dad About Life as an Immigrant

This is an interview with my dad about his experiences in India and America, and what was different and hard about being an immigrant.

Om and his grandpa, Jagdish Markale talk about his grandpa’s childhood and move to America.
March 26, 2018 App Interview

Jagdish Markale is a 70-year-old dentist working in the Bronx after moving from India in 1976. During this interview with his grandson, he talks about moving to America from India, how both countries have changed, and his early childhood.

Global Arizona with Ron Birks

Ron Birks, Senior software engineer and international representative of Honeywell international Inc, tells of his experiences abroad, Arizona’s global connections and his experience studying languages

From India to America: My Dad's Story

I've always been told that I look very similar to my father, so I wanted to learn more about whether we really are that alike, considering that we grew up in different countries, during different times. We talk about his...

From Bombay to Mumbai: Shrutha and her mom discuss living in post-colonial India.

In this interview, conducted in June 2021 in Rockville, Maryland, Shrutha (17) interviews her mom, Ms. Pai, about growing up in India after the period of British colonialism. Ms. Pai describes what India looked like before the British arrived, painting...

Harminder describes the beginnings of his American Dream.
October 25, 2017 App Interview

This is a school project where we had to interview an immigrant about their story coming to America.