Story of a lifetime

As a college student on Thanksgiving Day, I interviewed my mother to get a better understanding of her life.

A True American

From travel bans to building walls, immigration in the U.S. has been a hot topic of discussion in 2017. In Los Angeles, on November 26, 2017, Will Iger interviewed his family friend Cesar Vasquez. Will asked Cesar about his childhood,...

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...

The life of an immigrant child

This is a talk with my aunt about her life coming to the United States

Dad interview

My father’s story about coming into the US, and life in America.

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.

“Their Story”

an interview with a family member who was not born in America

A Man Born in Berlin, Germany at the Cusp of World War II
November 25, 2017 App Interview

Fred Krause talks about his childhood in Germany and moving to the United States. Recorded in Temecula, California on November 19th, 2017, Mark Nickoloff discusses with Fred about his childhood and what it was like to grow up in his...

An Early American
November 29, 2017 App Interview

Eric Poliquin interviews his mother on how she progressed as a citizen after coming to America.

From Iran to America: A Journey

Donya Farhangi reminisces about her journey from her childhood in Iran to her path to earning her citizenship in America.

Coming to the United States

This interviewee talks about her struggles before coming to the United States. She talks about how coming to the United States has change her life for the better. She also gives a slight opinion about politics.

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...

Interview with my dad

He answers the questions about his life at his home country and the US

Gina Gerhard’s experience

This interview focuses on Gina Gerhard’s experience living in the Philippines and immigrating to the United States.

Immigration 1986

Ahsan came to America permanently in 1985. He used the immigration act of 1986 to his advantage to get nationalized .

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...

Don’t Forget Where You Come From

In this interview, conducted in November 2020 in Orange, California, Diana Portillo (20) interviews her mother Maria Bruno (46) about her immigration process and journey to the United States. Mrs. Bruno shares her experience when moving from Mexico to California....

Immigration Stories: Mexico-United States An Oral History – Nicole Costa

Nicole lived for several years as an expat in Mexico as she spent time as a teacher and intensively learned to speak Spanish. Nicole speaks about how her years in Mexico progressed from a short visit to a decision to...

El Pasaje de mi Papá- interview with my dad

Through this interview, I was able to learn about the voyage that my dad had coming to this country. This interview is a glimpse of the life of my immigrant father becoming a citizen.

Progress & Paradox

Immigrants come into this country to live a better life but must overcome discrimination and other difficulties to live their version of the American Dream.