Immigration from Italy

This is an interview about the difficulties of immigration to America from Italy.

Dad and daughters chat

Dad Daniele and daughters Arianna and Athena talk about his life as a president and mathematician, and their life as a family

Pete and Angie Discuss Italy

Pete is Italian and when he and Lin retired, toured the world including Italy. Mom and Pete exchanged stories.

Immigration Stories Reel–a brief recap of the overall, unedited audio interviews. The full impact is embodied within the full interviews.

I had the privilege to interview immigrants, descendants of immigrants, and asylum seekers across the world. Their stories were accompanied by anonymous portraits made from cyanotype imprints of their bodies and forms to which provided privacy and freedom to speak...

Story Corp Sal DeMatteo

I interviewed my father sheva and talked about his parents and our family tree.

Class

It was a good interview

Sharron K.- Oncology Nurse And Texan Mother
November 25, 2018 App Interview

This interview was conducted in McKinney, Texas on November 24th, 2018. Lauren K (14) interviews her mother, Sharron (45), about her childhood and career as a surgical oncology nurse. She also discusses her family, pets, and her time studying abroad...

My interview with my Aunt Mary Ann Johnson

I learned about my ancestors and that part of my family is from Italy.

Group Hugs

On Thanksgiving 2018, in Galloway New Jersey, Abbi interviewed her grandma. They talked about her life in Italy and her struggles coming to America. They talked about her life with Abbi’s stepmom(Jen) and Jen’s sister (Sylvia’s daughters). She recounts fondly,...

Immigration Stories Italy: Mustapha

Mustapha’s journey begins in Gambia and travels through 7 different countries before reaching Calabria, Italy. Mustapha tells of the great risk as he leaves his family behind to travel for months to Libya. Mustapha tells us of how when he...

Immigration Stories Italy: Lamin Tamba

Lamin Tamba, who goes by Lamin, and in our interview he shares horrific details of his journey from Senegal to Libya and then ultimately pushed onto a boat into the Mediterranean Sea in complete darkness, hoping he makes it safely...

Immigration Stories Italy: Savaneh Lamin

Savaneh Lamin, who goes by Lamin, talks about his arduous journey from the Ivory Coast to Libya and then crossing the sea to be rescued by a Ship. Once rescued by a ship he was brought to Italy and then...

Immigration Stories Italy: Jorida

Jorida Dervishi is an idealist through and through. Jorida came from Albania to Milan 4 years ago and opened her own school for women immigrants to help them learn to speak Italian. While working with her school devoted to women...

Immigration Stories Italy: Juan

Juan is immigrated to Italy from Peru for a better life. Juan lives in Pioltello just outside of Milan. Juan paints a beautiful picture of growing up in Peru and being surrounded by his many sisters. Juan tells about his...

Immigration Stories Italy: Osmil

Osmil is a recent immigrant to Italy from Guatanamo, Cuba having only arrived 7 months ago. Osmil is in the country on a visiting visa living with his sister in Piotello, a town on the outskirts of Milan. Osmil has...

Immigration Stories Italy: Reem and Rawan

Reem and Rawan are both daughters of Arab immigrants to Italy. Even though they were both born in Milan, Italy after their parents had immigrated to the country they are not considered citizens of Italy. Reem and Rawan talk about...

Maddie and Gabi

I interviewed gabi about Italian culture and her childhood

Tuesdays With Morrie

We discussed his coming to America and about his originality. We also talked about his children and occupations.

My Italian Ancestors

We talked about my mom’s history and how things were when her family was growing up

Paola Leone’s Migration Story

Paola Leone was born in Italy, and migrated to the U.S.A. She had a great life in Italy, but she wanted to go to the U.S.A for better education. She planned to be in the U.S. for only two years,...

A talk with Arianna

I had a chat with my new friend Arianna about her life in Italy and about raising a family in the US