Elena Ferreira's life in Mexico and what led her to the United States.

I interview my grandmother about her life in Mexico and what influenced her in emigrating to America, as well as how she got here.

Interview with Kenya Campos: An Undocumented Mother of Three

In this interview I talk with Kenya Campos, a family friend, about her childhood in Mexico, her journey to the United States, the struggles her family has faced in regards to their current immigration status and her fears as wells...

Kotaro & Sandra's Ethnographic Interview

For our ethnographic interview Kotaro and I talked about the food and time in our lives and our culture. Enjoy!

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...

It’s not Safe Anymore

Fabiola talks about her last trip to Mexico and how she realized that it’s not safe there anymore

Leaving your country behind

A 18 year old man has to leave his country to help his sister when diagnosed with cancer.

Global

In this interview I explore Breanna’s life and also her thoughts on a pressing global issue.

Adventurous German American Woman traveling in Remote Southern Mexico in 1959

Travel in remote Mexico to visit the Lacandon Indians in the jungle of Chiapas with a young documentary film maker in 1959. Travels of 19 year old Brigitte Heberle Stehlik and Manhattan Montana hitchhiking

Progress & Paradox: Salvador Martinez

My name is Caren Molina and I did an interview with my grandpa Salvador Martinez. He describes his adolescence and early adulthood.

Selenne Zarate talks with her grandma

In this interview, I talked with my grandma about her life experiences. This included both details from when she lived in Mexico and now that she is in America.

Beatriz Gomez

I sat down with my mother to talk about what was her most difficult moments in life. Spanish is the language that is used in our household, she beginnings with the loss of her mother and how she felt during...

Family is everything
January 14, 2019 App Interview

On January 6, 2019, Diego Velazquez interviewed his grandfather Fernando De La Torre who describes his transition to the US from his home in Mexico in the 1960s. Fernando also explains the differences between Mexico and California. In this interview,...

Looking For A Better Life

A 12 year old boy turns into a police officer. On December 31st Viviana Rodriguez asks her grandfather, Rafael Hernandez, what it was like to start working in such a young age and then eventually transition into being a police...

The American Dream

At the age of seven, Jesse Marino and his family came to America to seek asylum from communism in Cuba. On December 22nd in Toluca Lake, Mia Phillips sat down with her family friend, Jesse Marino(58 years old), to learn...

Interviewing my Mother

We talked about her childhood , what she is most grateful in life for. She has wonderful experiences in the past.

“Chase your dreams, education is the key to many other doors”

I interviewed my mom on her transition from a small town in Mexico to living in Chicago. We talked on her journey as an immigrant and her early years here in the states.

AMST Final Interview

This story is all about my grandmother discussing her experience and thought on receiving her citizenship, and the U.S. Government. The interview also includes pieces of her past experience with the government in Mexico.

Immigration Interview

This is an interview for my history class about first generation immigrants

Geography of Mexico

This interview covers information about a certain portion of Mexico.