Driving for Opportunity

My father, Steve, talks about his journey to the US and why he did it. The beautiful sights of California, greater opportunities, and cars influenced his decision to leave the United Kingdom.

The Great ThanksGiving listen with Hector Becerra (My Dad)

My dad talks to me about some of his memories of his time in Mexico as well as some of his memories of me after we moved to Mexico (A problem occurred in the middle of the recording where it...

StoryCrops Project (1) by: Ghalib Ashai

My mother and I, discuss her childhood and journey throughout life. Her experiences as an immigrant, and how she found her proffession today

Susan The Scot

Susan is my unofficial "aunt" who moved here from Scotland 27 years ago. I have known her since I was a little girl, she was my next door neighbor as a kid. This is her immigration story.

R. John Bache Family History

In this interview John Bache reflects on his parents’ immigration story and the foundation of his family, his childhood in Los Angeles, his professional life, the influence of others, and the impact he has had on others.

Final interview

This is a interview with Soheil Younai, my father, based on his immigration to the United States from Iran. We speak about his Jewish identity and hardships moving across the world

Coming to America

“[Jamaica] became really dangerous.” When Roxanne Hoge was eleven years old, she and her family moved to America to escape from the political turmoil in Jamaica. Forty-three years later, on January 6, 2020, she told the story to her daughter,...

Crossing the Border

We talked about the story of how my dad came to the US. He brought up his ups and downs and told me his obstacles. He talked about his family and how coming to the US impacted him. He also...

Stop Iran

“I would see stop signs and below the word stop it would say Iran”. On 1/6/19, in Los Angeles, Ani Adell interviewed her mom, Megan Adell, about her leaving her home in Iran and coming to America, and how being...

Life in the US, LA vs NYC, and Tech

We talk about his immigration experience, college in the US, and the future of technology

The Time My Dad Immigrated to the U.S.
September 13, 2019 App Interview

I, Summar, interviewed my father, Gus/Ghassan, about his experience as an immigrant coming from Jordan to the United States for college.

Apb government class period 6 by Kevin Cano

We had talked about the president and how hard life is for immigrants

The Iranian Revolution of 1979, Through the Eyes of a Fleeing Immigrant

Pamela Shamshiri was nine years old when the Iranian Revolution began. Pamela and her mother and brother were in Los Angeles for Christmas when the revolution started. Her father went back to Iran, but the other three family members stayed...

Crooked Expectations

I interviewed my grandmother about the experience when she first came to America. She explained that there were many assumptions about America that weren’t necessarily true. She said the style of fashion at the time was very curious and differed...

queca’s story

In this interview, recorded in Corona, California in April 2019, Stephanie Toledo(21) interviewed Angelica Toledo(53) talked about Angelica’s story migrating to the US from Mexico, her life here, meeting her husband, and the death of her sister. At the end,...

Immigration in 2001 – a very different time

A successful immigrant story, who realize her dream and stopped at nothing, who had to separate from her own 14 month old child, so she could let us have a better life in the future.

A Different Point of View

An interview about my father’s experiences during the Vietnam War, growing up in Vietnam, and being a first generation immigrant parent fleeing to America for more opportunities. Additionally, he talks about the hardships of being in a foreign county and...

La historia de mi Padre

In this interview, conducted in December 2, 2019 in Los Angeles, CA, Janet Luna (16 year old) interviews her father Maximino Luna (49 year old) about his experience on immigrating to the U.S at a young age. Max also discusses...

The Meaning of Life?

I interview my dad about his early life living in a small town in Peru, and his journey moving to the United States. He also talks about some of his ideas on the idea of life.

Immigration interview

I interview my aunt about her immigratio story from South American to the US.

APB

Story of Immigration. Experiences in Mexico and the United States

El Entrevista Reál

“I was really excited to move to another country and experience new things like skateboarding.” 4:31-5:59 On January 9, 2020, in Los Angeles California, Lela Haro talked to her dad, Jorge Haro, about what it was like to immigrate from...