Yevheniia Syrevych from Ukraine shares her multiple experiences in the United States.

Yevheniia Syrevych is an immigrant from Ukraine who had multiple experiences in the American culture. She first came to US when she was a junior in high school; she spent a year in Pennsylvania for a student exchange program. She...

Ceci

Speaking with my older sister about our family history, her experiences and regrets.

Romario Rayo

The story of my older brother Romario Rayo. He is a 21 year old college student

Escaping Turmoil in the Chaos of War: The Story of a Vietnamese Immigrant

In this interview done on April 20, 2019, Patricia Tran (20) interviews her mother (60) about her life in Vietnam during the Vietnam War and her journey in fleeing and adapting to the United States and its culture. Thuy Nguyen...

The Story of a First Generation Immigrant
February 25, 2019 App Interview

A story of family friend’s family background, leaving Mexico, & settling in the U.S. Also her life in the U.S. and her reflections as far as looking back on her past and her present life now as an immigrant.

My New Friend Christian

Christian is a 2 day long new friend. He is Rodrigo’s roommate that recently came to the United States from Spain.

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.

War Can’t Destruct Love

“My childhood was actually great!” In November of 2018, ninth grade student, Olivia Foxman interviewed her grandmother, Shelly Foxman. Olivia learns about Shelly’s admirable  childhood post World War ll. Shelly’s story starts in 1951 in Chicago, but her family’s story originates...

Winnie Kibe and Amya Oliver talk about Winnie’s life as a first-generation immigrant and college student.
November 27, 2018 App Interview

In this interview conducted on November 26th, 2018, Amya (21) interviews her friend Winnie (21) about her experiences as a first-generation immigrant and college student. Winnie shares what it was like to grow up experiencing two different cultures simultaneously (Kenyan...

Jose Rodriguez.

In this interview, we talked about Jose’s experience meeting his wife, Leticia, and coming into the United States; with a glimpse of his Childhood.

An Interview with my mom

My mom and I talk about her childhood and her experiences coming to the US

Forum story corps

My mom and I talk about her experiences growing up and coming to the US

Growing up Indian in America with Vanita Gupta

Born in India, my mom came here at a very young age. This was the land of opportunity but also very scary to be tossed in a new culture with a new language and having to figure out things day...

“It was my destiny…”
October 18, 2018 App Interview

On October 14 2018, Talal Younis, a first generation immigrant, was interviewed by high school student, Saif Younis. Talal immigrated to the United States in 1968, all on his on, seeking for a better education. His story is told in...

Lee’s story

The story of Lee’s family and how she got to America.

First Generation

We talked about being a first generation student at Austin Community College

Local Pusher : The First

Crystal chats about her aspirations of being the first to graduate college and her struggle coming to terms with her sexuality.

La Historia de su Vida

En esta entrevista, grabada el 30 de Noviembre en Shreveport, Louisiana, Citlaly Jiménez (18) entrevista a su madre, Blanca Jimenez (38). Blanca nos responde a unas preguntas sobre su infancia, su familia, y cómo es que ella llegó desde Mexico...

Interview with my parents

In this interview, conducted on November 2017 in Vestavia Hills, AL, I spoke with my parents about their childhood and their families. They each spoke about their families, telling stories of their siblings, parents, and grandparents. They both talked about...