There is many obstacles for the dream; endless you 're born into your wildest dream. For immigrants coming from different countries grasping their dream can be very hard. There is language barriers, cultural barriers, and money barriers. There is also a lot of obstacles even for people who live in our country trying to achieve the American Dream. Many people across the US live in poverty, all those people have completely different definitions of the dream.
In addition, California began developing land devoted to agriculture where fruit, and vegetables were grown, thus, providing many jobs for immigrants. Because many immigrants grew crops circuit, emigrating families had to continue moving from place to place each time a new farming location was given. In addition, children fell behind in their education due to the continuity of their relocation. Though the parents worked from sunrise to sunset, immigrants were paid as low as twelve cents a day. As a result, many immigrating families struggled to keep a roof over their family’s head.
Similar to many people in my community, my parents are both immigrants. They are hard working people whose sole purpose was to at least have the opportunity for prosperity and success - the american dream. Like many dreams, it was not promised to become true. Arriving to a foreign land gave them a great disadvantage which came along with many hardships Although they were faced with these challenges upon arrival, they were able to overcome many obstacles they encountered. Despite their lack of academic experience, they managed to make ends meet.
The Mexican migration to America, although great, would later bring on much disappointment to those who decided to come to America. They faced unkind treatment and were not as welcomed as the European immigrants. They also held the worst of jobs that were available and where they were forced to live most often was utterly undesirable. Mexican people immigrated to America with glorious dreams of a new and improved escape from their old lives, but in doing so, they faced persistent struggles with racism, working and living
Just as natives would not be expected to just get (stand) up and leave everything behind, it is the same for the immigrants. They have worked hard to make a new home out of their new country, the United States and are now trying to be driven out of it by natives, just as they were attempted to be when their ancestors first came from Britain. Looking back on everything, both the statistics and the current culture of the United States, nothing would be the same without immigration. Would the economy would be filled with jobs? Sure.
The United States opened up many opportunities for, not only my family, but to many immigrants as well. Growing up my parents were very poor, they had a slight chance to survive if they stayed in Mexico.”. Kristhell is speaking for many immigrants coming into the U.S. They don’t want to cause trouble or steal jobs. They came here for a safer and better life with more opportunities.
Individuals who migrate to America, all share one common goal: a better life. In most cases, many immigrants come to this country in hopes for a better life for themselves or even families, which is exactly what Jurgis aimed to accomplish. Situations like Jurgis’ and other many immigrants who come to this country for a better life or the “American Dream” will do anything possible to work hard enough to get to that point. This is vital to recognize and understand in the social work profession because many of these individuals will find themselves coming to this country with the same mindset, possibly unable to find legal jobs which will lead them to seek illegal jobs with low pay, gruesome conditions, and illegal acts if they are not made aware and pushed into the right path. For a social worker, being able to guide those who need the knowledge and oppurtunnites to achieve the goals they wish to accomplish to the right path is what makes the central issue of Capitalism important so no individual will ever find themselves enslaved to trying to provide for their family or themselves financially or living in a “Jungle” like society where individuals will compete for a chance to work, regardless of the pay in order to achieve the “American
Getting a job is also something that could be affected by my status. Many employers do not consider employing undocumented students, regardless of their education. Thankfully, the DACA program instituted by Obama has helped me overcome many of these issues.” I found that this was the case for most undocumented immigrants. Their ascribed identity played a role in their role lives. Their achieved identity is not compatible with their ascribed identity, and this can have grave consequences in their lives.
Latino’s suffered very harsh treatments as well however, most of Latino’s were born in their native countries, that seemingly is a negative and a positive the positive was that they knew who they were before coming to America. At a minimum this was a buffer to the dominant group, as they could not control their ideals of who Latino’s were. The barriers and doors of discrimination for this group often comes through language or the in ability to communicate however, they are the largest minority group soon to not be minority according to reports. Poverty and education as diminished as they struggle to be taught and learn through their native tongue. The upside to Latino’s is that they are the largest minority group.
The study also indicated that not having close friends and spending most of the time with one’s own ethnic group affected anxiety and depression scores. At the beginning it is so difficult to make new friends, because a new country means a new culture, and time need to pass in order to learn the new culture. My biggest advantage over other immigrants was that I had a