Debating Illegal Immigration Trying to figure out an issue that has been affecting the United States for many years we ask ourselves does illegal immigration really affect our everyday lives? Although many of us have very different views about this issue it’s very hard to come to try and figure out what works best. Some of us come from families whose parents were illegal immigrants at one point and then became citizens of the United States. This is something that affects not only Latino families but many different races in the world trying to get into the United States illegally for a better life and a better future for our families. So much news surrounds us about how this has been a problem with many different laws in the country so
But there are families or individual who do not enjoy this luxuriousness. Wars, political dissatisfaction, lack of liberty, weather conditions and hunger crises are just some of the reasons why people decide to immigrate to another country. They leave their homes and start over again. All immigrants aim for the same goal: they want an improvement of their original moldy situation. There are a lot of different challenges which these families have to deal with, for example learning a new language or getting used to different food habits, and last but not least homesickness.
The Challenges of Immigrating to the United States Immigrants are people who leave their hometown to permanently live in a foreign country, usually in pursuit of a better life. Many of these immigrants would move to the U.S. since it was a nation where people could find jobs and get land. The United States was a country where anyone could go to start a new life, however, a majority of these people were usually poor and had to endure a lot before having a normal life. These settlers had to live a hard and demanding life because countless numbers of them were poor families who were constantly struggling to get a living and finding a job. During the 1900s, a large number of immigrants came to the United States of America looking
When moving to a new country everybody you ever knew will be gone and you will have to find new friends. Because of your past experience you would act, look and speak differently and trying to find a group of people that were the same as before is close to none. So in order to get in a group of people you will have to act fake and not be your self which can be very stressing and nerve wracking. This is why moving to a new
Immigration policy needs to be carefully evaluated by the United States government (Friedman, 2010). Immigrants have become very vital in the workforce in areas such as construction, restaurants, technology and health care. Immigrants have been known to start businesses than non-immigrants, which contribute to the economy by creating jobs. The United States once saw a need for immigrants; however, once times began to change, immigrants were pushed to the side to ensure that American citizens would be able to maintain jobs. Currently, the population is not seeing the increase as it once did.
I met a few exchange students and they told me some of their stories about the differences between their home country and America. It is hard for a lot of people and it is huge culture shock to a lot of people because we aren’t used to having this many cultures and differences in one community. I would like to get to know more of the exchange students and learn on the hardships and the differences they face while coming to the United States. I want to research their culture so I can make them feel welcome. What I don’t want to do is offend someone by doing something that is offensive in their
For refugees and asylum seekers they have to struggle with not only leaving their country but coming into a new country where everything is new to them, some feel pressure from both sides, as they are so used to being one thing and they feel they have to be that way to please their family back home, while the new society they belong to has completely different expectations of them. While most willingly make an effort to conform by learning English and learning about the country, others feel that
For other people, the move to America may become a nightmare, and this will depend under what conditions these people moved to this country. People come to America in search of a better employment opportunities and more money. Many have a dream and want fertile ground to plant the seed of that dream. They may have tried in their country and it did not work as expected, so they decided to come America. Other people move to America to leave poverty behind, while others seek better medical treatment.
To leave your country and go to another one is a big step to take. You are leaving behind family and friends that you have known for your whole life. There could be old people who die or new children born that you never get to see while you are gone. Your whole life you are used to having your friends that you are comfortable with and who understand you, but when you study in a new place, you do not have those friends to support you and you have to start over meeting new people. These problems can make it hard for international students to focus on their school when they are missing their friends and family.
When studying in a foreign country, language, homesickness, and culture shock are major factors with which international students deal. Going to another country with intent of studying is not an easy decision since it requires responsibility and interest. For students from collectivist cultures, leaving their family to earn their degree also requires a certain level of self-denial. Usually, students take the opportunity to go to study in different country because they are looking for a better chance in their life. When they leave their home country, they quickly start to have hard time.