Immigrant Essays

Interview with Suriname Immigrant Sophia

I did not know who I would be able to interview for this assignment as I did not personally know anyone who had immigrated to Los Angeles. So, I started to ask around and my uncle (who works at the Bradbury Elderly Center) mentioned an old lady who gave him a hard time every time he delivered to her room. He told me that her name was Sophia and that she had been with the Center for the last ten…

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Cultural Pluralism

Since the immigrants first arrived from other countries to the United States, they were having a hard in the U. S. A. It is long, hard and painful. They thought they could have a better life in the U. S. A; the true is there was many problems are waiting for them. Because of immigrants usually don’t speak the dominate language of U. S. A, so the only jobs they could do is the lower class job with low paying….

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Italian American Immigrant

Many Italians migrated to United States as early as 1848. They migrated in small numbers due to revolutionary movement’s failure that occurred in Italy. Most of the Italians migrated to America between 1880 and 1960s. These Italians came from Sicily and Southern Italy. They had very little knowledge in education and were poor. Majority of these immigrants were men. The poor economy that existed in Italy at that time contributed a great deal to the migration of Italians. Italians upon…

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Immigrant Interview

Interview Questions 1. Why did you come to the United States? 2. Who came to the United States with you? 3. Have your family members adjusted well to life here? 4. What is their biggest challenge? 5. What was one of your biggest adjustments? 6. What do you like about living in Philadelphia? 7. What do you like least about living in Philadelphia? 8. What types of culture shock did you experience? 9. Do you plan to always live in…

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My Experience, Extracurricular and Personal Activities

Being an immigrant from South Korea, I am so much fascinated by the system of education and other socio-architecture surrounding the administration of your institution from a general view. My life has been eventful in a way while I was in high school. I am a Christian devotee with high sense of commitment in leadership position any where I find the privilege to service people. I happened to be the Praise Team leader for my church in High School. The…

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Immigrating Into Enculturation

The novel, Jasmine, by Bharati Mukherjee, spans three major geographic places. In the beginning is India. In between India and Iowa is Flushing and Manhattan, New York. The novel ends as the title character is on her way to California. In each of these places, the novel’s protagonist has different names as she adds onto herself the effects of the physical, economic, political, and cultural conditions she encounters. The sum of these effects is relevant for her to adopt changed…

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