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Interview With A First Generation Female Bulgarian Immigrant, Lisa Roy-Davis 2017 Collin College

Interview With A First Generation Female Bulgarian Immigrant, Lisa Roy-Davis

Lisa Roy-Davis

Female immigrant from Bulgaria who lived part of her early years in Morocco. She discusses her different attitudes toward living in Morocco and Bulgaria. She describes her experience in the Bulgarian educational system including college. She also relates how she came to immigrate to America and her unrealistic expectations of America. Furthermore, she describes how she has made America her own and is living a successful live in America.


Interview With A First Generation Female Argentinean Immigrant, Lisa Roy-Davis 2017 Collin College

Interview With A First Generation Female Argentinean Immigrant, Lisa Roy-Davis

Lisa Roy-Davis

Female immigrant from Argentina discusses her immigrant experience including her life in Argentina, meeting her husband, working for Texas Instruments, and difficulties obtaining her work Visa.


Interview With A First Generation Female Immigrant From China, Lisa Roy-Davis 2017 Collin College

Interview With A First Generation Female Immigrant From China, Lisa Roy-Davis

Lisa Roy-Davis

Female immigrant from Hong Kong discusses her immigration experience. She tells stories about her difficulties with speaking English, American perceptions of her based on appearance, and having her degree and work experience recognized in America. She also questions why Americans gather together around race. She goes on to describe how she feels America only has one culture that you must join to be accepted.


Interview With A First Generation Female Egyptian Immigrant, Lisa Roy-Davis 2017 Collin College

Interview With A First Generation Female Egyptian Immigrant, Lisa Roy-Davis

Lisa Roy-Davis

Female immigrant from Egypt discusses her experience immigrating to America. She tells about her early life in Egypt and moving to America. She also relates her experiences raising Islamic children in America.


Interview With A First Generation Female Columbian Immigrant, Lisa Roy-Davis 2017 Collin College

Interview With A First Generation Female Columbian Immigrant, Lisa Roy-Davis

Lisa Roy-Davis

Female immigrant from Columbia discusses her immigration experience coming to America to work as a nurse. She details her difficulties learning the English language and obtaining her nursing license to work in America.


Interview With A Second Generation Female Nicaraguan Immigrant, Lisa Roy-Davis 2017 Collin College

Interview With A Second Generation Female Nicaraguan Immigrant, Lisa Roy-Davis

Lisa Roy-Davis

Female second generation immigrant from Nicaragua discusses her families immigration. She describes her parent's immigration experience including her mothers not learning the English language and her Father's health issues. Further she discusses her own experiences as a second generation immigrant and the importance of her family.


Interview With A Third Generation Male Italian Immigrant, Lisa Roy-Davis 2017 Collin College

Interview With A Third Generation Male Italian Immigrant, Lisa Roy-Davis

Lisa Roy-Davis

Male immigrant from Italy discusses his experience growing up in an Italian family. He relates the attitudes and traditions of his Italian family. Furthermore, he discusses the changes in attitudes towards these attitudes and traditions over four different generations of his family. He also discusses his experiences facing racism in his life.


Interview With A First Generation Male South African Immigrant, Lisa Roy-Davis 2017 Collin College

Interview With A First Generation Male South African Immigrant, Lisa Roy-Davis

Lisa Roy-Davis

Male immigrant from South Africa discusses hardships imposed on his early life by apartheid. He relates how he could not attend white universities in South Africa, so he attend night school with is father. Then he discusses his living in Zimbabwe during their Civil War. Likewise he discusses the effect of 9/11 on his immigration experience. Also he discusses the South African Seventh Day Adventist church and how American churches are similar.


Interview With An American Citizen Returning To America, Lisa Roy-Davis 2017 Collin College

Interview With An American Citizen Returning To America, Lisa Roy-Davis

Lisa Roy-Davis

American female who immigrated to Beirut and France discusses her experience as an American abroad and returning home.


Interview With A Third Generation Female Polish Immigrant, Lisa Roy-Davis 2017 Collin College

Interview With A Third Generation Female Polish Immigrant, Lisa Roy-Davis

Lisa Roy-Davis

Female Polish and Irish immigrant discusses her personal history and involvement in the polish community as well as her mother and grandmothers. She also discusses introducing Polish culture to her children through food and cultural events. She relates her grandparents immigrating to the United States in order to escape Nazi occupation.


Interview With A First Generation Male Zimbabwean Immigrant, Lisa Roy-Davis 2017 Collin College

Interview With A First Generation Male Zimbabwean Immigrant, Lisa Roy-Davis

Lisa Roy-Davis

Male immigrant from Zimbabwe discusses his familial relationships and the significance of being first born. Also he discusses his experiences in a British education system and how it differs from the American education system. Then he discusses his career working in public health dealing with the HIV epidemic in Zimbabwe. He also discusses having to find a new career in the United States and his overall disappointment with the reality of the American Dream.


Interview With A Second Generation Female German Immigrant, Lisa Roy-Davis 2017 Collin College

Interview With A Second Generation Female German Immigrant, Lisa Roy-Davis

Lisa Roy-Davis

Female immigrant from Germany who immigrated for father's job after World War II. She discusses families experiences during World War II and her opinions on the Vietnam War. Also she discusses the normal immigrant experience. She discusses her difficulties maintaining her career as a woman and her work as a chemistry lab assistant. Similarly she discusses her experiences and views on religion.


Interview With A Second Generation Male Chinese Immigrant, Lisa Roy-Davis 2017 Collin College

Interview With A Second Generation Male Chinese Immigrant, Lisa Roy-Davis

Lisa Roy-Davis

Male immigrant from China discusses his experience living and coping with having an immigrant mother. He tells stories explaining his struggle to find his place in both America and Chinese culture. Also relates difficulties he and his sister have with their Chinese mother's cultural practices and beliefs. Describes his and his families coming to terms with his sexuality.


Interview With A Second Generation Female Mexican Immigrant, Lisa Roy-Davis 2017 Collin College

Interview With A Second Generation Female Mexican Immigrant, Lisa Roy-Davis

Lisa Roy-Davis

Female immigrant from Mexico who immigrated to America in her mother's womb. Discusses her families experiences as illegal immigrants first in Chicago and later in the Fort Worth area. She also discusses how the Amnesty law changed her and her families lives. Similarly she discusses her struggles with both cultural or family issues and financial issues of obtaining her Master's of Fine Arts in photography. She also relates her experiences photographing her family and the Mexican culture in America for her class photography projects. Furthermore she discusses the culture clashes she experienced marrying someone outside her parent's ...


Interview With A Second Generation Male Nicaraguan Immigrant, Lisa Roy-Davis 2017 Collin College

Interview With A Second Generation Male Nicaraguan Immigrant, Lisa Roy-Davis

Lisa Roy-Davis

Male second generation immigrant from Nicaragua discusses his families and his immigration experience. He tells about the difficulties his parents faced including his mother's struggle to learn English. Similarly he discusses the his own personal struggle being a gay and how it has lead him to become involved in issues relating to gay youth in America.


Interview With A First Generation Male Pakistani Immigrant, Lisa Roy-Davis 2017 Collin College

Interview With A First Generation Male Pakistani Immigrant, Lisa Roy-Davis

Lisa Roy-Davis

Male immigrant from Pakistan discusses his immigration to the United States beginning in Cleveland Ohio and ending in Texas. He details the differences in the cultures with regard to education and religion. Also he discusses his arranged marriage with his wife and their families. Lastly he discusses the issues of assimilation and identity.


Interview With A First Generation Male South African Immigrant, Lisa Roy-Davis 2017 Collin College

Interview With A First Generation Male South African Immigrant, Lisa Roy-Davis

Lisa Roy-Davis

Male immigrant from South Africa who immigrated to America for college. He relates his experience of growing up in South Africa during apartheid. Later he also discusses his feeling on the Vietnam War and other personal changes he experience in the seventies. He ends the interview discussing his opinions on modern American issues such as Political Correctness and his feeling on his national identity.


Interview With A First Generation Male Chinese Immigrant, Lisa Roy-Davis 2017 Collin College

Interview With A First Generation Male Chinese Immigrant, Lisa Roy-Davis

Lisa Roy-Davis

Male immigrant from Hong Kong who immigrated to America for college. Discusses the conditions and differences between growing up in Hong Kong and growing up in America. He also relates his immigrations story, and how America was not what he was expecting from watching American media. Further he discusses his wedding in America and his wife's community involvement.


Interview With A First Generation Male Pakistani Immigrant, Lisa Roy-Davis 2017 Collin College

Interview With A First Generation Male Pakistani Immigrant, Lisa Roy-Davis

Lisa Roy-Davis

Male immigrant from Pakistan who immigrated to America for the experience and work. He relates the politically unstable relationship that he left in Pakistan. Also he discusses the employment difficulties he faced in Pakistan. Then He discusses the challenges in arriving and adapting to school and life in America. He also compares the American and Pakistan culture. Similarly he discusses his feelings on 9/11, Iraq War, and political relationship between Pakistan and America.


Interview With A First Generation Male Bulgarian Immigrant, Lisa Roy-Davis 2017 Collin College

Interview With A First Generation Male Bulgarian Immigrant, Lisa Roy-Davis

Lisa Roy-Davis

Male immigrant from Bulgaria who immigrated to America for college. He discusses his childhood growing up religious in a communist country. Furthermore he discusses the differences between living in a rural and urban area in Bulgaria. Finally he discusses his being a minster in America and his having to assimilate to America.


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