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…
This is the story of Lorena Perez Huerta and Jesse Jesus Perez, who married in Mexico and crossed the border to live with Jesse's family in California at great risk. They worked to provide opportunities for their children and Lorena defeated cancer while…
Ricardo Perez grew up in Tijuana, Mexico, pursuing and eventually achieving his dream of running a horse track to train horses and to marry and start a family. However, his horse track burned to the ground one day, forcing him and his wife to move in with…
Evelyn Salguero came to the United States at the age of 16 and began working, settling in, and eventually starting a family. This story is about a return journey she made to Guatemala with her children, who had never seen the country before, and the…
Madeleine Odutayo was born to two Nigerian immigrants in the United States. When she was young, her father was deported, forcing her mother to raise three children by herself while attending nursing school. Her father was only able to come back eleven…
Emanuel Rosetti fled Romania with the rest of his family after his father was disappeared by the government of Nicolae Ceausescu. After living in a Ukrainian refugee camp, his family joined relatives in Arizona, where Emanuel learned to fit in in his new…
Mykel Murphy was born in Texas to young, impoverished, and quickly divorced parents who were unable to take care of him. He was taken in by surrogate grandparents, college professors who explored world perspectives and eventually moved to Thailand to…
This is the story of Ashley Montalvo's father and grandmother, who came to the mainland United States from Puerto Rico and, despite being citizens, faced discrimination and cultural barriers. Today, Ashley is aware of her heritage and partakes in a hybrid…
Nazera Mohamed fled Ethiopia at a young age with her family to escape ethnic persecution they suffered being Oromo. They spent four years in Kenya before they were cleared to move to South Dakota, and then Minnesota. Her migrant experience has influenced…