“Many immigrants and refugees have endured significant hardships in their native countries, including poverty, war trauma, persecution and rape," says clinical psychologist Dennis Hunt. "But few may have anticipated the stress on their families that was waiting for them in the United States. This adage can be proven true due to the fact that –having come from foreign area- traditions and perspectives may contrast greatly compared to the natives. Due to this, being accepted into society in multiple aspects of life may prove difficult for most immigrants considering their unfamiliarity in the lifestyle of their adopted home. This may cause numerous obstacles to appear in their life that they may have great difficulty overcoming/adjusting
When immigrants are treated like an outcast, it does not give them a positive outlook on their success of achievement. Oftentimes immigrants come to America and expect so much of our country and are occasionally discouraged because their expectations were not
I’m sure it is difficult being a Spanish-American because people just see Spanish Americans as just mexicans and not really American. Especially learning English would be tricky and that makes it more confusing if you are trying to be the citizen of the United States. Just I’m sure being Spanish American makes things harder and you have to work harder to be accepted in America. Latin Americans also struggle getting jobs and an education is harder. My family can relate to this kind of because I’m adopted and I have two mothers and gays are still not fully accepted in America.
America is at an impasse with itself over the current unemployment rate and questions about where all the jobs are going. According to Elizabeth Dwoskin, most of these job positions, considered dirty, are being filled by immigrants and not Americans. Americans have found themselves in an uproar about migrant workers taking jobs away from them, but it seems they are hypocritical as they refuse to fill these jobs themselves. In her article “Why Americans Won 't Do Dirty Jobs,” Dwoskin implies that Americans are too lazy to do hard work but complain when immigrants fill these positions. It seems that even when Americans are faced with the threat of homelessness they claim they cannot find any jobs, or rather, they refuse to do the dirty ones.
Hispanic Immigrants are leaving Mexico because their economy is not good, the crime rate is very high, and jobs are hard to find. America has freedom and that gives them hope for a new life. Also Immigrants are trying to evacuate from poverty, and violence. Their life in their homeland is hard. They want a new good life in America
As difficult this issue is, taking citizenship birthright away would cause more problems than fixing them Most people are familiar with the term “America the land of opportunity” and the meaning of term pertains to throughout the time’s many people entered this nation for a fresh new start but something that isn’t emphasized enough is that also want to provide a secure future for their upcoming children. Taking away birthright citizenship would not just affect children of illegal immigrants but would also affect the children of those who are immigrating legally. This would create a second class of citizens those who not having the equal rights and privileges. Which usually lead to resentment from the youth against the nation he or she was born in. In his article “Why Birthright Citizenship Is Good for America “Alex Nowrasteh gives an example of two countries who doesn’t offer citizenship by birthright that faced problems.
Immigrants that made it in faced many hardships such as learning new languages, abandoning family, and accepting the American values. But the perilous, extensive uprooting may not have been worth it in the long haul. While moving to America proved itself worthy for those escaping persecution and tyranny, it caused problems in the long run for others due to the isolation and poverty. Although immigration was a mistake for most, women and the persecuted thrived in America because of the freedom and safety offered. Anzia Yezlerska depicts the freedom women gained in her novel The Bread Givers.
This core lecture explained the endurance and hardships of immigrants coming to the United States. Different cultures migrating to the United States envision it as a state of “opportunities.” Their native state may have poor living conditions, low economy, and issues within the community. It is unsuitable for them to live, so they migrate to the United States to seek for improved economy and wellbeing. Once they migrate, they encounter many barriers to the new society they are exposed to. Many of them encounter different social norms, language barriers, and also discrimination.
The Life of an Immigrant What are some of the experiences immigrants go through? In today’s society, many people are leaving their homes in search of work. Furthermore, the life of migrant workers consist of varieties of obstacles. For example, an immigrant who does not speak the language of his new environment will find it challenging to find work. Unlike native citizens, immigrants endure varieties of difficulties such as isolation and adaptation, due to learning a new language and cultural barriers, which can be solved through education and assimilation First of all, isolation is a common issue that many immigrants feel when moving to a new country.
The idea behind this misconception is that immigrants don’t or won’t pay taxes, and are often breaking laws. It’s understandable why you and I think this, but with a bit of research, and a little logic, the thought seems more and more irrational. For starters, let's think about the breaking laws idea. You would think that as more and more people, immigrants or other, that the crime rate would go up, but that’s not true. Multiple social and economic groups have gone into the field the search for information, and have come out with some surprising results: the crime rate stays about the same.