When my dad told me that we were coming to the united states, I was excited but at the same time, I was mad that we were leaving some close family members behind. The people that I was mad about leaving behind were my grandfather, grandmother and my cousins. But I had to accept the fact that my education comes first and with better education comes a better life and that is all I want. Coming to America wasn 't hard at all financially because my dad was already here since he was a teen.
So when, we came to America, we stayed with my uncle for about 3 weeks, then we moved to my aunt 's house for about a year. Me and my mother did not really feel comfortable staying with my aunt for that long since I had a lot of siblings so did my aunt
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1608-1749 – Early Immigration Years Heavy taxation and German inheritance laws of primogeniture, a system of inheritance in which land passes exclusively to the eldest son prompted countless young German males to leave their native German states and immigrate to different countries, such as America. These individuals were driven by ideas of landownership and prosperity with marginal government interference. The first German immigrants to the British American Colonies occurred at Jamestown, Virginia, in 1607 nearly seventy-six years prior to the founding of the first permanent German settlement at Germantown, Pennsylvania in 1683. After which German immigration to Pennsylvania grew precipitously.
Let me just start off by saying I really miss you guys and home. To be honest I really want to come home America is werid, too werid. Did you know that the food servers here expect you to give them extra money if they did a "good job" and if you don 't they look at you funny. Walking around the streets is nightmare because of there 's this thing called jaywalikng where if you wanna cross the road you have to wait for a light to tell you to go even if there 's no cars. Driving is no better people are so rude on the road you 'd think they 're gonna kill you..
If I told you that to go on vacation you would have to try multi-able times and risk death to go on your vacation, but what if that vacation gave you a new beginning a new reason to work hard a reason to wake up in the morning would you still go. That's the question these immigrants these outsiders this is what they have to go through to come to our country, but yet we still don't want them to come to our country. These people are just like us human beings with the same body parts and interests, but yet we treat them like they are not excepted here that they are outcasts. We are all immigrants to the world to the United States and if we are welcomed why aren't they. They have to go through this struggle of life or death just to come here you
Why America? Is it because we give opportunities or is it because we let the people start all over with their lives? The United States over time has changed over the years because of how people come from parts of the world for better lives. Latinos over the year have been going up since the 90’s and still coming.
The American Experience Throughout history, events have shape the perception of America and the American Experience. Whether shared by the world or only involving the United States, events like the Industrial Revolution, World War I, World War II, and the civil war have had a lasting impact on the country, its communities and its citizens. This impact is seen by the unique depiction of the American experience, which is unlike any other experience in the world.
Many immigrants that cross the border into the United States are either mexicans or very young children. They come for a better life and a place where there are many opposites. But there are some people who don’t want them to come over to the U.S. because they think they take jobs from the Americans. There are some different ways that these problems can be fix and straighten out. Just by everyone coming together and say what problems they have and finding different ways on how they can fix them and then maybe sent these problems to a much higher person who can make these decision like the president or congress.
Do you ever stop and think about what the other person is feeling after an argument or when you tell them something life changing? My parents definitely didn't know what was going on in my mind. I was shocked when I heard my parents say that we were moving from Michigan; my home town, the state I was raised in and have great memories from to California, a strange and unknown place populated with strange people. I felt as if my little world had turned upside down and I would be the one to deal with it. The people responsible for this move would be my parents and my older brother.
Disappointment. Betrayal. Deceived. All these terms are common themes in the writing of several immigrants during their journey to America. After reading many personal accounts of immigrants and learning about their expeditions to America, it became evident it is not as joyous a ride as many make it seem.
Introduction Throughout history, the United States has been the melting pot of immigration. Many people of different races, religions, and reasons came to the United States; either willingly or forced. Either way, immigration to the United States is what our country had been built on. Immigration had begun in the early 1400s and its activity has only increased, but for a multitude of reasons.
Coming from a low income family, living in a small town in India, I learned early on about struggling and surviving those struggles. I watched my parents working day and night to provide for electricity, pay for our monthly school fees so my sister and I can have a better education, and for the future they wished upon for their children. To further enhance this vision, my father decided for the family and I to immigrate to the US. Everything was different in the sense that I changed schools, learned a new language, had to make new friends, and learned the different culture. I had to adapt to a whole new world, which was a little difficult at 6 years old
When I was six years old, living in Ethiopia, my dad won an American green card visa lottery among 53,000 people. Although it was exciting news, family members were discouraged because my dad could not afford the visa processing and traveling expense. However, he found a sponsor in Seattle, which allowed him to settle in America. As soon as he found a good house and a stable job, he started the process for me and my family. Multiple errors and obstacles delayed our processing for five years.
My mom came to the United States with no money to her name. She came here in search for a better life. No one helped her, she did it all on her own. Not speaking the language or being educated it wasn 't easy raising a child in a place which is so unknown to you
Immigration is a huge topic in the news right now, many people have different views on immigrants which is why our country is having issues deciding on how they should be treated. The impact of immigrants on our country is viewed as both positive and negative. Some people believe a wall should be built around the border prevent people from coming in illegally, while others believe anyone should be allowed to start a new life in our country. Although some people do come into this country illegally and cause trouble, the positives outweigh the negatives. Immigrants help strengthen America through their hard work and talents, they also contribute their diverse cultures enriching the country, and have a positive impact on the economy.
As I ponder over my life, each memory seems identical to the other, and I find myself drifting through a reality of similar events that generate the same memories and emotions. Looking back further into my childhood includes memories of my homeland. I remember entering a new world at the age of five, where all of my later memories would be formed. This was when my family moved to the United States from Peru, my native country in the South. The complete change in culture and values truly impacted me when I first moved to Florida, and I reflect over the significant effect it has had on my character during the last thirteen years of my life.
In the film Coming to America describing the two cultures in the film are the African and American cultures from Africa and Queens New York. The African and American cultures in the movie are different in some ways but similar in other ways by the way the characters in the movie are all family oriented with the respect they show their parents and the way the parents only want what is best for their children. Then there are subcultures in the film that go a little further with style of living. The culture in Africa is that people are to wait on the royal family for everything they do, but in America, the family cares for themselves without the help of servants. The rites of passage are a cultural norm in Africa for the Royal family by having arranged marriages.