By: Roxane Ramos
Each immigrant story, though often initiated by similar yearnings, is unique, and there are no better narrators than those who live through the struggle. Here, we share two online projects and a blog post, and invite you to peruse them, learn from them, and find inspiration in them.
- The Immigrant Story Project at the University of Minnesota Immigration History Research Center documents the lives and dreams of those who have come to the U.S. from other lands and a range of circumstances: http://cla.umn.edu/ihrc.
- My Time in Line is a new initiative on the Medium website, inviting immigrants to share their experience of obtaining legal status and becoming U.S. citizens: https://medium.com/@RachelG/my-time-in-line-what-it-really-takes-for-u-s-immigrants-to-get-legal-status-b06b756c3500#.3w5l9sbcl.
- An entry on the Huffington Post’s The Blog relates one Mexican immigrant’s journey through administrative challenges and medical school: (http://www.huffingtonpost.com/cesar-montelongo/undocumented-immigrant-mdphd-visa_b_8538018.html)