Define American

Transcending politics through a new conversation

VIEW STORIES:
By Type
  • All
  • Picture
  • Audio
  • Video
By State
  • All
  • Alabama
  • Alaska
  • American Samoa
  • Arizona
  • Arkansas
  • California
  • Colorado
  • Connecticut
  • Delaware
  • D.C.
  • Florida
  • Georgia
  • Guam
  • Hawaii
  • Idaho
  • Illinois
  • Indiana
  • Iowa
  • Kansas
  • Kentucky
  • Louisiana
  • Maine
  • Maryland
  • Massachusetts
  • Michigan
  • Minnesota
  • Mississippi
  • Missouri
  • Montana
  • Nebraska
  • Nevada
  • New Hampshire
  • New Jersey
  • New Mexico
  • New York
  • North Carolina
  • North Dakota
  • Ohio
  • Oklahoma
  • Oregon
  • Pennsylvania
  • Puerto Rico
  • Rhode Island
  • South Carolina
  • South Dakota
  • Tennessee
  • Texas
  • Utah
  • Vermont
  • Virgin Islands
  • Virginia
  • Washington
  • West Virginia
  • Wisconsin
  • Wyoming

ALL STORIES

  • My Family's Story

    | Anonymous

    We have lived in the state of New Mexico for over 400 years. My father's ancestors came from Spain in the late 1400's to Mexico, moved north to New Mexico within 2 generations. We own a small farm, have worked hard all of our lives and have contributed in many ways to make America what it is, a great nation built by immigrants from all over the world!

    Continue Reading »
  • my naturalization judge once told me...

    | milena berry

    so i am a recent citizen. naturalized in the fall of 2010. i will forever remember the judge presiding over the ceremony. she told us 'look around...,' (i had a hacidic jew on one side and a refugee from burma on the other side) 'look around carefully. i want you to know that when you walk out of that door, you're going to be equal to everyone else walking…

    Continue Reading »
  • My America

    | Lorena Borrero

    America for me is the land that gave my family hope! I am first generation American. My mom immigrated to this country in the 1980's after a civil war broke out in her home country. This land gave her the opportunity to raise he children without fear of being killed, tortured, or being kidnaped by the gorillas. America is the land that gave an entire family hope and prosperity,…

    Continue Reading »
  • This land of immigrants

    | Ann Colburn

    My father's family came from Sweden in 1787; my mother's parents came from Eastern Europe in 1897. Except for three or four Native Americans I have met in more than 30 years of teaching, everyone I know, including my current students, most of them from Mexico and Central America, is from somewhere else. Without its immigrants, America would not be the place that most people in the world want…

    Continue Reading »
  • Long wait

    | Chris Pretoni

    I await for an immigration reform with utmost hope that I along with millions of people in my situation will be able to regularize our legal status here in the U.S.. For me, resiliency, persistency and hard work are good definitions of american.

    Continue Reading »
 

Let's Talk.
What would you do?

zyban to quit smoking,Buy Valaciclovir - Valtrex,buy clomid for men,Buy Atomoxetine (Strattera),Albuterol inhaler online