SOC 110 Interview

Ashley and Noa talk about how Noa immigrated from Israel and how life is different for her in America.

Family history

Me and mother discussing about why we had immigrated to America

Coming to America

“[Jamaica] became really dangerous.” When Roxanne Hoge was eleven years old, she and her family moved to America to escape from the political turmoil in Jamaica. Forty-three years later, on January 6, 2020, she told the story to her daughter,...

History through her eyes

I spoke with my mother about her experience and values and how culture is significant for her.

Crossing the Sea: An Interview with Abel Friedman

I never how much my grandfather’s identity as an immigrant affected his whole life. On December 27th 2019 in Sanibel Island, Florida, my grandpa Abel Friedman (83) and I discussed his childhood immigrating from Poland to the US. Abel talked...

From Russia/Ukraine to Cleveland

My dad’s coming to America was not as easy as I once thought. My dad, his parents, and his grandparents all immigrated from Russia/Ukraine to Cleveland, Ohio in the year 1997 because they were exiled. I’ve never heard this story...

6,000 Miles to Freedom

It took about 2 years and 6,000 miles to experience any form of freedom for the first time. On January 5, 2020, 15 year old Kian Salehi asks his mother, Nini Salehi, about her journey to America and the challenges...

The Iranian Revolution of 1979, Through the Eyes of a Fleeing Immigrant

Pamela Shamshiri was nine years old when the Iranian Revolution began. Pamela and her mother and brother were in Los Angeles for Christmas when the revolution started. Her father went back to Iran, but the other three family members stayed...

“It was unsafe to stay”

“It took 15 years to get my citizenship.” Yolanda Galvez stated on January 7th, 2020 as Margaux Reynolds who is 15 years old interviewed her about her immigration process to the United States in Los Angeles, California. She came to...

The Journey Across

“Family is the most important piece of my DNA so to have to pretend that I wasn’t a part of the only family I had ever known felt wrong but I knew that I had to do it if I...

critical family history project

Teresa Villegas, 16, interviews her dad, Luis Villegas, 53, of his life and immigration story.

From Uruguay to the United States

A teenage girl and her grandmother talk about her grandmother’s experience immigrating to the USA.

HOA extra credit – interview

In this interview, me and my mom talk about how she copes with immigrating to a new country and integrates her culture with a new culture to live in a new place.

HOA extra credit – interview

In this interview, me and my mom talk about how she copes with immigrating to a new country and integrates her culture with a new culture to live in a new place.

HoA interview

Interview of my moms stance on immigration.

Interview with my grandmother about immigration

Interview with my grandmother who moved from China to the US in the 60s.

Migration as a teen

This interview was about how my father migrated to the United States as a young adult. It shows the success and difficulties that he faced while migrating.

An Italian Immigration Interview: The Story of Anna-Marie Lento

In December 2019 in Voorhees, New Jersey, Caroline Quigley (15) interviewed her grandmother Anna-Marie Lento (80) about her immigration to the United States during the World War II time period. Born in 1939, Anna-Marie lived in Italy until she and...

Family History: Tracing Back with Sophie and Linda

Sophie Haward interviewed her mum Linda Haward about family history in New Hope, PA. They discuss both sides of our family and their origins. One, in Eastern Europe, who journeyed to England in the Victorian era after religious discrimination. They...

Siena Emuobor’s Interview with Auntie Khady

Today I sat down and had a great interview with my aunt Khady. I learned so much about her and really enjoyed this experience.

“Soy Una Niña Problema” Part 2

In this interview, my mother, Maria Paredes, continues to tell stories about her hometown, her rebellious childhood, happiest memories, and biggest regrets as well as what it was like coming to the United States as an immigrant.

“Soy Una Niña Problema” Part 1

In this interview my mother, Maria Paredes, tells stories about her hometown, her rebellious childhood, happiest memories, and biggest regrets, as well as what it was like coming to the United States as an immigrant.

36 Years of Learning

My father talks about the experiences he's had as a Mexican-Immigrant and how they differ from the common perspective.