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 […]

Hongming (China)

This is the 10th and final episode of Season 1 and I’ve got Hongming Liu from China on the show! This episode is all over the place and we cover everything from old Chinese stories to child labor factories and philosophy. He’s a brilliant man who came to Chicago on a student visa and got his […]

Josefina (Argentina)

For our 9th episode I sit down with a woman from Argentina named Josefina! Her incredible story starts off in Buenos Aires and ends in Naperville, IL. While in Argentina she convinced her company to send her the U.S. and she learned English from a friend before moving here. It’s an incredible story of innovation, […]

Beryl (South Africa)

I’ve got another South African on the show this week! They keep volunteering to be guests and I could’t be happier. Beryl is from Johannesburg, South Africa and immigrated to the US after spending a few years in Europe. She won the money she needed to move here betting on horse races. She found herself […]

Ali (Iran)

This time around I interview my first Middle Eastern guest named Ali from Iran. Ali immigrated here as a teenager and ended up in Massachusetts. He and his family got their Green Card through the Diversity Immigrant Visa Program. They were randomly picked lottery style to move here so they packed up and headed the […]

Ramiro (Argentina)

This week we’ve got an excellent interview where I sit down with Ramiro Lynch from Argentina. His parents where political activists and he found himself studying criminal law before moving to the US for his work. Immigrating to the Chicago suburbs and trusting strangers while learning the language was an everyday task for Ramiro in […]

Megan and Murray (South Africa)

I’ve got another great episode here where I got to sit down with a married couple from South Africa! They moved here from Johannesburg a few years ago and live in Chicago working as consultants. We have a great discussion about the Green Card process along with the Trump administration and the South African election process. […]

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 […]