Eva Roman Clip 1: One Block for Ten Years
Description: Eva describes the history of her life. She was born and raised in Columbia. Eva was in her second year of college when she immigrated to New York. Adapting was an easy process for Eva because she was of young age when she immigrated to New York. One of the more shocking things to her was the weather . She found adjusting to the weather as difficult. The city Eva is originally from is known to have nice warm weather. Another difficult part for Eva’s transition was to live in a small space with her family members. She first lived in a small apartment with her grandmother and her aunt. She wasn’t used to not having her own space. Eva and her mother started to work in the hopes of finding a better place to live. She has been living in Kew Gardens ever since she immigrated to New York. In the beginning, Eva resided in an apartment with her mother, grandmother, and her aunt. Then, Eva and her mother moved next door to her grandmother’s apartment. Afterwards, her marriage led her to move one block away from her former apartment. Eva has lived in the same neighborhood and the same block for the last ten years.
Immigrants; Emigration and immigration; Assimilation (Sociology); City University of New York
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