Italian Immigration Project (American Studies)

Valeria Ermini (79) talks with Lauren Gosson (15) about her experience with the immigration process from Italy to the United States.

The Story Of An Immigrant-Evelyn C
September 30, 2022 App Interview

The story of my mother's journey to the U.S at the age of 18 and pregnant. How was life then and now, what is the American dream?

Verena Wong and Samantha Wong—Immigrating to the U.S. from Taiwan

Verena Wong talks with her mother, Samantha Wong, about her immigration story from Taiwan to Palos Verdes, California, and her journey to becoming an engineer.

Claire Chen and Linda Li

Claire Chen (16) interviews her mom Linda Li about her aspirations in life, how she handles hardships, and her experience in immigrating from China to the US.

The Immigrant Life
September 15, 2022 App Interview

Tanya Wei (15) interviews her high school Mandarin teacher on their shared experiences as first generation Chinese immigrants.

Ray Kong and Vivian C – Moving to America
September 11, 2022 App Interview

Ray Kong (16) talks with their aunt Vivian Chow (54) about moving from Hong Kong to San Francisco at 16 and making a life for herself in the US as a gay woman in STEM.

Sarah Isenberg and Felix Kioko

Sarah Isenberg, MSW student at Loyola University of Chicago, talks with Felix Kioko about his life as an immigrant from Kenya looking at the cultural differences and challenges, especially being an immigrant Black man in the US.

Chase Wakelin and Bill Mayall Part I: Growing Up on Long Island as an Immigrant

Chase Wakelin interviews a family friend, Bill Mayall. Bill discusses what it was like growing up in Long Island as a prequel to his military service.