Craig Mousin and Mary Meg McCarthy

Craig Mousin founded the Midwest Immigrant Rights Center (MIRC) in the early 80s when many people were fleeing wars in Central America. This is where he met Mary Meg McCarthy, a former law student that now is the director of...

Celia Flores and Cristina Flores

Cristina, 30, speaks to mother, Celia, 59, about the dath of nephew, David, 22 years ago and the impact it had on their family. Cristina, 30 años, habla con su mama, Celia, 59 años, sobre la muerte de su sobrina,...

Olivia Quinto, Victor Monterrosa, and Diego Iniguez-Lopez

Olivia Jardinado Quinto (36), Victor Manuel Monterrosa, Jr. (31), and Diego Alfonso Iniguez-Lopez (29) talk about their personal and political development and their work as attorneys.

Alejandra Gomez Interview

Alejandra Gomez interviewing her Mother, Carminda Gomez over her childhood, her marriage, her expierience as an immigrant, other moments in life and her hopes for the future.

My father, Alex Calderon

My dad talks about important events that have happened to him and what he feels about the United States. He also tells a little about where he is from, which is the great country of El Salvador.

NACARA interview

We discussed about the influences that led this family to apply for the NACARA relief program as well as the impacts

My moms story
November 30, 2017 App Interview

Just a few questions about my moms early life

Civil war in El Salvador

The reflection about a woman that tells us how sad the situation in El Salvador was. How a little girl survived in a war like this one.

Sonja Livingston and Gail Mott

Sonja Livingston (53) interviews her mother-in-law, Gail Mott (86), about her experiences doing social justice work, both in the United States and abroad.

James Kelly and Manuel Colon

James Kelly (70) is interviewed by friend and fellow PeaceCorps member Miguel Colón (29). Kelly talks about the difficulties of being closeted while in service in El Salvador beginning in 1969 and the work he did to help LGBTQ PeaceCorps...

Lucia I. Vargas-Palacios

The interview of Lucia Vargas-Palacios a Salvadoran Immigrant. A mother of four males who came in 2003 to give a better life for her kids

Laura Slattery and Alex Lyon

Laura Slattery (47) interviewed by Alex Lyon (28) about working for a homeless shelter and nonprofit called the Gubbio Project, growing up in Los Angeles, CA and attending Catholic school, her service in the Medical Service Corps in Hawaii, working...

historian interview

Me interviewing my dad about his experiences during the civil war in el samvador

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...

Viajando en los Tiempos de Mi Abuela

Basado con la entrevista que se hizo con mi abuela Martha, se puede decir que la vida tiene muchos altos y bajos el cual las personas tienen que luchar para poder lograr un mejor futuro.

Things that would happen to anyone else

In this Interview I had the opportunity of interviewing my mother in law Laura. I asked her many questions about her life that helped me get to know her better.

Things from my Uncle’s Life

We talked about my uncle's childhood. Also, we talked about his military service in his country. About him coming to the United States and How was his journey coming here. Finally, we talked about his life in the United StStates,...

Michelle MacFadyen and Hector LaSala

Friends Michelle MacFadyen (57) and Hector LaSala (74) discuss Hector's journey to Louisiana from El Salvador and their work together with asylum seekers, mainly Spanish-speaking Latin American women.

Kevin Ring and Edwin Reyes

Kevin Ring (57) and his husband Edwin Reyes (52) consider how Kevin's military background, Don't Ask, Don't Tell, and Edwin's immigration status have affected their relationship. They also share memories from their wedding day and offer advice to those who...