This is about the unique migration experience of Dr. Gusain a university professor who grew up traveling around the world with her family because her father was a diplomat. She has incorporated the global perspective she got from this travel into her…
Amir Hisham came to the United States from Malaysia to further his education. He dealt with language barriers and cultural differences, which he overcame with the help of friends and hard work.
This is the story of an Italian immigrant in the early 1900s starting a family and pursuing the American Dream. It involves hard work, family, Catholicism, and organized crime.
This is the story of Barry Sherbeck, who grew up traveling around the Middle East with his missionary parents. He frequently returned to the United States, including for his college education, but also explored South East Asia as part of his job, where he…
Satsuki Higgenbotham grew up in the United States with a Japanese mother and an America father. As she grew older, her Japanese heritage changed from a source of embarrassment to strength, especially after she visited Japan and learned more about the…
August Saguil grew up in both the Philippines and the United States, feeling somewhat out of place in both. This story discusses how August sees his own multiracial identity as he grows up.
This is the story of an unintentional immigration. James Fleming was an Irish sailor on a boat taking immigrants to New Orleans. In 1863, Confederate troops seized his ship, stranding him in the United States without money and leaving his relatives…
Swetha Ravin's parents moved from Sri Lanka to escape the war in their home country. They worked hard and educated themselves in order to provide for themselves and their children.
This is a family history, starting from a tragic family visit to Canada from Austria, and ending a few generations later in Atlanta, Georgia. Because of the different wars the family lived through, they were perceived differently in every community in…