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...

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 – 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 – 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...

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 – 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.

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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...

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...

Immigration Stories: Mexico-United States An Oral History – Anonymous 17 Choreographer and Dancer

Anonymous 17 talks about growing up in Mexico until her early teens when her family relocates to the United States. Living many years as a permanent resident, in recent years she has obtained United States citizenship. Anon 17 speaks about...

Immigration Stories Italy: Osmil

Osmil is a recent immigrant to Italy from Guatanamo, Cuba having only arrived 7 months ago. Osmil is in the country on a visiting visa living with his sister in Piotello, a town on the outskirts of Milan. Osmil has...

Deported: An American Division

Lourdes Salazar Bautista was deported from Ann Arbor, Michigan after living in the United States for 20 years. Her husband was deported 10 years prior. Bautista’s two younger children (now 14 and 16) accompanied her to Mexico, reuniting with her...

“I’m alone now but I still have you”

Interviewing my grandmother about her life, love life, immigration stories and how her home country was, as we speak in spanish, her native tongue.

Juan Patricio Morocho’s Ecuadorian Youth

Juan Morocho’s life in the 1970s to early 1990s. His life during Latin America’s revolutionary time period, and his personal story entering the United States. I asked him about his life under a military government, and he mentions that inability...

An Interview With My Argentine Grandmother

Estela Fernandez, born on December 6th of 1940, is the daughter of European refugees who came to Buenos Aires, Argentina during World War 1. She talks about her fondest memories, such as hanging out with her families on the weekends,...

Entrevista con Alexa
November 19, 2018 App Interview

This is an interview for my Honors Spanish class. We had to interview an immigrant in East Tennessee about their life in the United States. This is Alexa Maqueo-Toledo’s story.