Journey from Vietnam to America

My mom, Kim Henderson, escaped Vietnam at the young age of 21. She went through dangerous situations in order to become the successful women I know and love.

Thanksgiving Interview :)

My mom, being a first generation immigrant to the United States, spent a lot of her life living around the world, which brought challenges and obstacles that she had to tackle. She describes her childhood and how the little moments...

Immigration Interview on Ghana

This was an interview about Dr.Emmanuel Ofosu Yeboah’s experiences about being an immagrant from Ghana

Great Uncle Joe, 90 and Full of Life

My Great Uncle Joe: “I’ve had a gorgeous life.” After the interview, he kept going. Looking at a 60″ TV, he said the first TV he bought his father-in-law was a console with a 7″ screen that received a single...

Family Is Everything

“I don’t care what people think, I will do anything and everything for my children.” On December 21, 2018, Daisy Salinas talked about her experience of leaving her home in El Salvador to come to the United States. She explains...

Elizabeth speaks about immigrating to the U.S.

Elizabeth talks about her experience moving from Sweden to the United States with her family in the 19702.

English Extra Credit Opportunity

This interview was conducted on December 1, 2019. I talked to my uncle Marjo Mercado about his experience immigrating from the Philippines to the U.S. We also went in to discussion about his experiences in both the Philippines and in...

The Boat To a New Cluture

On November 24th in Los Angeles California, 14-year-old Jason Marounian interviewed his dad, Arthur Marounian. Arthur Marounian was an immigrant from Lebanon. He came to America because of the civil war in 1983. When Arthur was a kid he played...

A Mexican Immigrant’s Story

This interview took place on May 29, 2018 in Claremont, California. I, Azalea Segura-Mora, interviewed my father, Alejandro Segura-Mora, a Mexican immigrant from Tijuana. My father speaks of his experience crossing the border illegally and describes how his life had...

“Searching for a better life”

“It was a dream come true”. On December 9, 2017 in Chula Vista, California in the United States of America, Luisa Frias interviewed her Dad, Alfonso Frias, about his journey from Mexico City to California.

Mark Smith’s Challenging Childhood and Profound Career

In this interview Brodie Young-Smith interviews his father, Mark Smith. On November 27, 2018 14 year old Brodie interviews his father and asks him about many significant things in his life including his childhood and his professional career. In the...

Dad

Asked my dad when he first arrived to the US, when he finally became legalizaed, and when he got his first car and house.

“It was my destiny…”
October 18, 2018 App Interview

On October 14 2018, Talal Younis, a first generation immigrant, was interviewed by high school student, Saif Younis. Talal immigrated to the United States in 1968, all on his on, seeking for a better education. His story is told in...

Immigration Family Interview

Jorge Cruz takes the time to talk about his experience about being an undocumented immigrant.

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...

Life From Pampanga, Philippines to Orange, California

In this interview, conducted on April 20, 2019 in Orange, California, Mya Naguit (19) interviews her father, Manny Naguit (59) about the duration of his life from Pampanga, Philippines to Orange, California. Mr. Naguit shares insights into his memories as...

Hazel reminisces about her childhood immigration to Canada and later the USA.

Hazel and her family moved to Canada from England when she was a young child and later they had to move to the USA. She takes us through her memories of the immigration and her childhood.