Gauri Kshirsagar and Vaishali Kshirsagar

Vaishali Kshirsagar (49) talks with her daughter, Gauri Kshirsagar (18) about her life growing up in India, her immigration to America, and raising her daughter in a new country.

Immigration interview

We basically talked about my mom and her experience of her immigration to this country. To be more specific we talked about all the struggles she went through and all the stuff she had to give up to come to...

Interview of Dad

John tells what he is grateful for in America and explains his regret for coming to America at an old age.

La historia de mi mamá

My name is Elvis Cruz I am 18 and I interviewed my mom and she is 40 years old. we talked about how she immigrated here and the struggles she faced. We also talked about how it was being in...

Living History Project- Elizabeth Hinov

I interview my mom and get a glimpse of what her life was like immigrating to the United States

Anna Paloma Williams and Luz Kenyon

Anna Paloma Williams (32) asks her mother, Luz Kenyon (58), about what life was like for her as she immigrated to the United States from Mexico and raised her children in a new country. They also discuss the female role...

Abhishek and Rajesh Shetty

Rajesh talks about marriage and his journey as an immigrant from India to America.

Immigration Laos

interview about immigration Laos to US

How to Fight Back: Xanat Sobrevilla

Andrew Taylor (Student, Chicago) spoke with Xanat Sobrevilla (Organizer, Chicago) of Organized Communities Against Deportation about her work, the deportation process, and her vision of migration justice in the future.

My Vietnamese Grandma’s Story

I asked my grandma a series of questions about the Vietnam War and her coming to America.

Emily Reznicek Loyola University SOWK732

Pari and Emily sat down to discuss why Pari's family left India when she was young, what their experience was like as immigrants in the US and how things have been for them throughout the past twenty years. The interview...

Gabor Szovati and Melanie Alvarado

One Small Step conversation partners Gabor Szovati (63) and Melanie Alvarado (38) talk about climate change, their experiences working in correctional facilities, and their parents' influences on their political views.

Johanna Wilson and Tammey Shimon

One Small Step partners Johanna Wilson (73) and Tammey Shimon (64) share a conversation about their families and their life stories. Tammey talks about her career as an educator and her children and grandchildren. Johanna talks about working as a...

Part 2

Great grandfather coming to America

Gabriela Martinez Interviews Miguel Martinez about Immigration

This interview is with my father, and his journey to and his experiences in the U.S.

My parents life

This story is about my parents life, their childhood, their first job, how they meet each other and more. But the thing that got my attention more is that my mom was crying willed she was telling her story. My...

Immigration from Belgium to the US during World War II

We talked about her experience of immigrating to the United States from Belgium and how that has impacted her life.

Olga Ryrakhovsky and Helen Chervitz

Helen Chervitz [no age given] shares a conversation with her daughter Olga Ryrahkovsky (32) about motherhood, Olga's childhood, and some of the life lessons they've learned from one another.

Interview with Amina M.

Amina M. is a 14 year old girl who lives in Denver, Colorado and goes to West Early College. Amina M. came to the United States in 2004 when she was 4 months old from Kenya, a country in East...

Honors American Studies; Lizzy Calderon

Lizzy Calderon was the interviewer and I interviewed my mother Elena Calderon. My mom had moved to America when she was 19 and has lived here ever since. We had discussed every part of her move and all the adjustments...

The Story Of My Dad’s Life

My dad talks about his life as a child and his experiences throughout life overall including his migration to America. Also, he talks about what I was like as a child and what he would like in the future.