Mike Younis and Eneida Laffont talk about Ms. Laffont’s life and about leaving Cuba to the United States.

In this interview, conducted on November 23, 2017, in New Orleans, Louisiana, Mike Younis(18) interviews his grandmother, Eneida Laffont (93), about her life, including her childhood, her work life and marriage, and her experience leaving Cuba due to communism. She...

KIND Client Ismael in Conversation with his KIND attorney, Jessalyn Schwartz.

KIND attorney, Jessalyn Schwartz interviews her client, Ismael on his life, hopes for the future and the positive impact KIND has had on his life and his legal case.

True Wolff and Issa Aldabaan

Friends Issa Aldabaan (36) and True Wolff (74) share memories of their friendship since Issa arrived to the United States from Syria.

Sasson Sisters

The Sasson sisters emigrated from Cairo, Egypt to the U.S.A. in June of 1968 as refugees of the Six-Day War. Their story is a reminder of how political and religious conflict uproots families, and how social class can play a...

Interviewing an Iraqi Refugee

My name is Nadia Albino, an MSW student at Loyola University Chicago. In this interview I speak to Moustafa Aldouri. As a student specializing in migration studies I focused on the experience of a refugee in the United States. Moustafa...

Brandon Scovill and Jason Smithberg

Brandon Scovill (42) and One Small Step partner Jason Smithberg (46) have a civil conversation about their similar and different political views.

Ryan Buxton LHP Georgetown MA

My mom talks about growing up in the 80s and the complications regarding education and immigration.

Robert Menist and Rudolph Shokal

General Robert L. Menist (70) and his friend Rudolph "Rudy" C. Shokal (65) talk about Robert's family history at the Presidio in San Francisco, CA, their experiences while serving in the Vietnam War, their experiences while serving at the Presidio,...

Clemens Work and Asmaa Albukaie

Friends and colleagues Clemens "Clem" Work (75) and Asmaa Abukaie (37) discuss Asmaa's upbringing in Damascus, Syria before the outbreak of war in 2011. The two share memories of supporting other immigrant and refugee families in Montana and Idaho. Asmaa...

Interview with Baka

From childhood to marriage to my birth and our arrival to America in 1994

Loan dao (immigration student task force)

Talked about the organization and accomplishments. Some trouble that her organization faced. She explained organization’s future plan.

Fear of men’s best friend

A 4 years old refugee boy from Eritrea got bite a dog with rabies and this incident change his whole thoughts on dog

Jaroslaw Piekalkiewicz and Ellen Piekalkiewicz

Ellen Piekalkiewicz (58) interviews her father, Jaroslaw Piekalkiewicz (95), about his experiences as a World War II refugee and a member of the Polish unit of the British Armed Forces. They also talk about their home in Lawrence, Kansas, where...

Rick Hamilton and Lelia Pendleton

One Small Step partners Rick Hamilton [no age given] and Lelia Pendleton (69) discuss their careers in education and working with children.

Amita Mehta and Michele Sipel

Friends Amita Mehta (49) and Michele Sipel (48) remember the first time they met and share other key moments in their friendship, such as when Amita came out to Michele. The two talk about how transformative their friendship has been...

Jihan Daman and Syma Mohammed

Syma Mohammed (33) talks with her conversation partner Jihan Daman (53) about leaving Iraq as a refugee at age 13, her four years spent in Greece, her time in high school in Michigan, and the work she does with refugees...

Amy Atim Longa and Conny Bogaard

Friends, Amy Atim Longa (44) and Conny Bogaard (56), share their individual immigrant realities as they’ve created lives in Garden City, Kansas.

Tara Dhungana's Food Story

Former Bhutanese refugee Tara Dhungana discusses his food culture and the challenges of adapting to available foods and cooking practices in the U.S. This interview is part of Westerville Public Library's Westerville Voices project.

KIND client Saul in conversation with his KIND attorney Jessica Mols (ENGLISH)

KIND Client Saul fled danger in Guatemala as a teenager and gained safety in the United States with assistance from his KIND attorney Jessica Mols. Saul and Jessica discuss their joy in working together, their love of family, and dreams...

Jeanne El-Hindi discusses her interests in Middle Eastern studies and what life was like in Syria.

In this interview, conducted in January 2018 in Vienna, Virginia, Leigh El-Hindi (16) interviews her mother Jeanne El-Hindi (48) about her interests in Middle Eastern culture and her time spent in Syria. The interview starts with Mrs. El-Hindi's childhood in...