Fernando (Bolivia)

Hey! Another episode here and this time it’s a co-worker of mine named Fernando from Bolivia. He immigrated here as a teenager without knowing a single word of english and lives here in Chicago holding down a job with me. We talk of other immigrant bullies at school, how cocaine isn’t as popular as I […]

Adam Burke (Ireland, UK)

This episode I sit down with Stand Up Comedian and NPR regular Adam Burke. He’s a brilliant guy who was born in Australia, raised in Ireland and moved to London during theie Civil War. He eventually made it to the US, living in Dallas and then finally Chicago. Along with his story we talk politics, […]

Alet (South Africa)

This episode I sit down with a young woman from South Africa named Alet and get her story of moving here to persue her dreams in fashion design. Show explains the pros and cons of living in South Africa and all she’s learned here in the US about our culture and herself. You can now […]

Episode 1: Miguel (Mexico)

Hey! I’m beyond excited to release the first episode of the podcast!!! I’ve been working on this project since last May. It’s been almost a year of tracking people down and recording them and I am happy to announce that I have most of Season 1 recorded and ready to release. Miguel came from a […]


So I’ve started a WordPress site for a way to post new episodes of Broken English: Firsthand Immigration Stories. I plan to interview people who have immigrated to the United States and have a story to tell. It started with me at 20 years old, listening to a Cuban co-worker’s story of coming to America […]