The Great Thanks Giving Listen- Armida Clarissa Macias

In my interview, I interviewed my grandma in my room on a comfy sofa on Thanksgiving day. In the interview, she mentions how her childhood was like and what her values are and how she really enjoyed going to school...

Tell me about how we came to live in Chicago

My mom talks about how she had to decide to continue in school or start working. Mainly at our grandparents magazine/newspaper stand. She says, that because she was a teen, and she wanted to get the easy way out, she...

Finding a Job in the United States

Today I talk with Sofia about the difficulty of finding a job in the United States. and also we talk about the difference between her country and the United States.

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.

Roberto Martínez: Las Posadas

Roberto Martínez habla conmigo sobre una tradición de su niñez que ha traido a Knoxville: Las Posadas. Las explica y me cuenta de sus experiences de esta tradición.

GlobalArizona

For our assignment for global Arizona I interviewed my father Leonardo Garcia

Mi Historia

Fernando Mora speaks a little about his life before coming to the US and what it was like when he got here. He also speaks about his stance on the potential change the immigration policy.

Immigration change throughout the years

We talk about her experience and issues regarding immigration now and immigration during the ’90s when my aunt first got here. translation Q: when first arriving what did you think that you would stay in this new country for a...

Jose and Cesar talk about the Cuban Missile Crisis and Venezuela

My grandfather was 10 years old when the Cuban Missile Crisis occurred with the US. So, I decided to ask him about the event and communism itself since he was so close to where it was happening. We also spoke...

Interview with Epitasia Ruizsuazo

Epitacia Ruizsuazo talks about her experience coming to the United States with a permit that allowed her and her whole family to immigrate and escape from the crime and delinquency in Chihuahua, Mexico. Immigrating to the United States wasn’t hard,...

Interview with Lora Hernandez

This podcast is about a woman named Lora. She was born in Playa Mallorca Spain. She came to the United States when she was eight years old. She came with her dad and mom. Her dad was a sargent and...

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...

Lourdes Rodriguez and Christian Mendoza

Christian interviewed his mom about her early childhood and life. She explains part of her story from growing up to coming to the US.

Reg Kim – The Man, The Myth, The Legend

Jaime interviews Reg about growing up in southern California and his experience navigating predominantly Mexican-American and predominantly white schools and how that influences his teaching and conception of vocation.

Immigration Stories: Mexico-United States An Oral History – Rafael Telle Cruz

Rafael speaks enthusiastically about his time living in the United States and working hard. Rafa talks about currently living, working, and farming in Guapamacataro, Maravatio, but also about he hopes to return to the States to work with his brothers...

Immigration Stories: Mexico-United States An Oral History – Alicia Marván, Director of Guapamacataro Center for Arts and Ecology

Alicia talks about the importance of the Guapamacataro Arts and Ecology center as a place for artist residents and as a way to give back to the Maravatio community. Alicia is both a citizen of Mexico and the United States...

Immigration Stories: Mexico-United States An Oral History – Gabby Cruz

Gabby tells us about how she was born and raised in Guapamacataro, Maravatio, Michoacan, Mexico, and how she is caretaker with her husband and daughter at the Center for Arts and Ecology. Gabby is also an organic strawberry farmer and...

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...

Great thanksgiving listen

A story of events that have happened in the United States along with the struggle of just entering the country from Mexico.

Immigration Stories: Mexico-United States An Oral History – Anonymous 15

Anonymous #15 tells us of what it is to have grown up on the border of Mexico and California, crossing over up to 4 times a week, and to have family in the United States that are impossible to see.

Immigration Stories: Mexico-United States An Oral History – Anonymous 16

Anonymous Interviewee #16 talks about growing up in Mexico and having family in the United States. He speaks about his life in Mexico and what he is most proud of.