Immigrant Stories

Were your parents or grandparents immigrants to the U.S.? Register to add your story and write about immigrating to the United States. You might want to include why you and your family came to the United States, what the most difficult changes were, or something exciting about your new country. Upload photos and videos that help tell your story or the story of your parents, relatives, or ancestors.


Coming From Canada: A Teacher's Story
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My grandparents came to the U.S. looking for work and to leave the farm in Canada. It is always funny to tell my students that my grandparents are immigrants from Canada. They don’t think that my grandparents are “real” immigrants, even though my grandparents came for the same reasons as their parents: to work and make a better life for their children. My great, great grandparents came from Ireland because of the potato famine in the 1840s, so maybe that counts!

A Teacher in California

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