Blair Christensen and Darby Cain

[Recorded: Tuesday, April 2nd, 2024] Blair Christensen, a 22-year-old from Charlottesville, VA and Darby Cain, a 71-year-old from Sheffield, England, discussed their personal beliefs and values, including social innovation, climate change, and access to abortion. They shared their personal experiences...

Margarita [No Name Given] and Pat Medige

Colleagues Margarita [No Name Given] (31) and Pat Medige (57) share a conversation about immigration, focusing in particular on Margarita's experience coming to the United States and eventually gaining DACA status. Margarita also reflects on the importance of education to...

Loving America

Niece interviews her Aunt about her birth country Venezuela and about “the melting pot” in Venezuela and in the US, and her gratefulness for this country (US).

Ana Belique and Sharma Aurelien

Ana Belique (36) and her colleague Sharma Aurelien (36) are enrolled in Columbia University's Human Rights Advocates Program, they discuss the activism they engage in regarding women's and citizenship rights.

Sammye Bates, Marvin Bates, and Wendi Bates

Wendi Bates (45) asks her parents, Sammye “Vicki” Bates (76) and Marvin "Marv" Bates (79), about the story of her adoption from Guatemala in the late 1970s. They share memories of growing their family through adoption, the intricacies of naturalizing...

Soledad Vargas’s Story

The people in this interview is Sophia Ochoa (the interviewer) who is 15 years old, Soledad Vargas (the person getting interviewed) who is 79 years old, Rene Ochoa (translator) who is 45 years old. Sophia Ochoa is the grandchild of...

December 8, 2022 App Interview

Ivan describes how an assumption about his citizenship status made him learn about not assuming about anything because we don’t know what the situation people could be going through.

Interview with Baoxia Liu by James Huang

Baoxia Liu was born in Beijing, China and came to the United States in 1997, and she became a US citizen with two children. The interviewer is her 16 year old son, James Huang. She talked about her childhood, lessons...

Joco Soto and Cristian Núñez Ramírez

Best friends Joco Soto (24) and Cristian Núñez Ramírez (25) share a conversation about their journeys becoming who they are today, particularly influenced by immigration, queerness, and family both biological and chosen.

immigration interview -diverse voices in lit

i talked to my teammate about her journey to this country. She originally is from Spain and has lived in Louisiana as well