Why I Want To Be An American Citizen

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If you think the immigrants have it easy in the United states, well then you’re wrong! An immigrant has a very hard time while living in the United States. Their opportunities are very different than an opportunity a citizen has. Most immigrants believe that when they come to America everyone will be treated equally, that America is the land of opportunities, and they will have their freedom, but sadly some are wrong. When most immigrants come to America they get treated like aliens, like they’re different from everyone else only because they wasn’t born as a natural born citizen. The American Dream for an immigrant and a citizen for their future are kind of the same. They both want to be successful in life. First, an immigrant means someone who wasn’t born in the country they want to permanently live in. An immigrant should be treated equally like an American citizen. They are all people and should have the same opportunities and not given favoritism…show more content…
It should be opportunities given to everyone in America without showing favoritism. For most citizens and immigrants all they want is to be successful and be someone in life. They don’t want to be failures, they want to be someone that can tell their kids that they can follow their dreams in life and not be afraid to do so. “T’was mercy brought me from my Pagan land,Taught my benighted soul to understand. That there’s a God, that there’s a Saviour too: Once I redemption neither sought nor knew. Some view our sable race with scornful eye, "Their colour is a diabolic die." Remember, Christians, Negros, black as Cain May be refin’d, and join th’ angelic train.” (pg 65 On Being Brought from Africa to America) She was basically saying that she lived in a foreign country but was brought to America and became successful and she was an immigrant. The equal opportunity is possible for every and anyone if they
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