• Immigration Ethnic Group
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    I am from an ethnicity and culture that is in the forefront of many political topics in this region today. I am Mexican. When this word comes up most people seem to think of illegal immigrants crossing the border. This thought can bring up much resentment and contempt from certain groups, and along with this comes prejudice and discrimination. However, before I jump ahead of myself I would like to discuss the physical and cultural differences between my people- Mexicans and the U. S. majority- ...
  • Mexican Immigration United States
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    Mexican immigration into the United States has been going on for a long time. One of the first big wave of immigrants was in 1910 during Mexico's revolution. The numbers have been going up ever since. Mexicans have been getting mixed signals from the United States about their immigration. In the 1920's the U. S was very welcoming due to labor shortage in results to World War I. During the Great Depression of the 1930's Mexican immigrants were being blamed for taking the Americans jobs away. Whe...
  • Mexican Immigrants States United Advantage
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    Based on what this article is about, I would have to say that I disagree. For the reasons that I do disagree, my opinions are, I don't think Mexican immigrants are taken advantage of American jobs, education, medical care, and welfare benefits. If so, Mexican immigrants are not alone in disturbing to the future. You cannot judge all Mexican immigrants just by one little mini- riot. In my opinion I don't think Mexican immigrants are taken advantage of any, and all American benefits. From what I ...
  • Cultural Fear Among People
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    Cultural Fear The 1992 L. A. riots that devastated not only parts of the city, but many Americans who thought racial tensions had declined, were a manifestation of cultural fear. Cultural fear is inherent in every culture, and can be defined as a fear which that culture holds towards another. In the case of the riots, it was a black fear that a white dominated judicial system had again discriminated against them, and this fear led to the general uprising in protest. While this protest manifeste...
  • Mexican Migration In Chicago
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    The purpose of my paper is to describe the migration of the Mexican people to Chicago, with respect to Mexican immigration, their daily lives, and their contribution to the city of Chicago, and the United States. During the 1910's through the 1990's, many Mexicans have migrated from their native land in search of a better life in America because of a growing poverty in Mexico. Many of them have moved north to Chicago where they could easily find cheap labor jobs in factories and railroads. Over ...