Viktoriya Shekhtmeyster is a Ukrainian Immigrant who has lived in the Bay area for over 20 years. She moved out to San Francisco as a child with her extended family so that she could grow up in a more stable, materialistic environment. Homesickness was never an issue for Viktoriya because she was lucky enough to have a family that held on dearly to their traditional roots. Now a mother of two beautiful baby boys, she spends her days in foggy San Bruno. This interview reveals insights into her personal journey as an immigrant to the United states, and the various obstacles she faced when adapting to her new American lifestyle.
San Bruno, California
Below is a videoed interview between myself and Viktoriya. She discusses her opinions on being a United States immigrated citizen, and her experience growing up.