The Globalization Of Immigrants

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A second reason for the broader use of the word diaspora is simply because more people are diaspora members. With the rise of globalization, an increasing number of people are moving from their countries of birth to pursue opportunities elsewhere. But unlike a century ago, many of today’s emigrants and their descendants expect to maintain close ties with the people and places they leave behind with the use of the technology we have today. The cheapness of modern travel and communications technology allow emigrants to stay connected to the places and families in their countries of heritage (IDEA, 2012). You 'll find that different reasons such as economic situations, safety due to civil and political unrest in their countries, pleasure and…show more content…
However unless the society opens its doors fully to allow immigrants to integrate this can have a negative effect on the second generation and the government. Full integration can be costly but in the long run it is a good investment for the future. Some countries e.g. Sweden teach Arabic to immigrants as a second language and provide them with halal food. South Africa has recently proven to be a haven for refugees from crippling African and Asian countries as seen in the large population of Indians, Pakistanis, Nepalese, Zimbabweans, Somalis, Nigerians, Egyptians, Iraqis, Bangladeshis, Ghanaians, Ethiopians, Tunisians but to mention a few. South Africa, coined as ‘The Rainbow Nation’ by Arch Bishop Desmond Tutu due to its cultural and ethnic diversity, is greatly known for having one of the most complex and diverse populations in the world. With a population of 15.7 million, over 41 million are black, 4.5 million are white, 4.6million are coloured and about 1.3 million of South African citizens are Indian or…show more content…
American expatriates The American expatriates live in the consular district of CT mainly in the Southern suburbs of the city as the International school which has both primary and secondary education is in Constantia where the American consulate is also located. Italian and Portuguese communities. There are many Italians living and working in CT. They have their own Italian club. In 2007 Giovani Italo-Sudafricans, GIS, was launched and it stages regular events for the Italian community and interested South Africans in the 18-45 year old bracket. Irish expatriates CT has the fifth largest group of Irish people worldwide living outside of Ireland. ISAA-Irish South Africa Association is active and arranges various functions throughout the year with the big St. Patrick 's day dinner and dance being the annual highlight. Jewish community The Jews were amongst the first settlers to the Cape but only after Religious Freedom was granted. They founded the First Hebrew Congregation on S.A. soil in
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