• Korean American Immigrants Korea Japanese
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    "The Korean Experience in America, 1903 - 1924"The Korean experience in America during the years 1903 to 1924 is very unique. When compared to other East Asian immigrants, Korean immigrants were relatively small. Most of them were students and agricultural laborers who emigrated to Hawaii as plantation laborers. Many of them decided to come to America due to constant invasion by Japan and also to earn lot of money. Those immigrants happen to be an important factor on Korean history. During the y...
  • Immigration In California Legal Immigrants
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    Immigration in California Over one million immigrants enter the United States every year and approximately half of those immigrants migrate to California. For some, this is an advantage. Economically, this means there are more consumers- more people to take advantage of the opportunities and resources that this state has to offer. On the other hand, this increase in population has put this state in debt. The educational system is suffering from a lack of programs that may be essential to future ...
  • Immigration Facts Immigrants People Act
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    1. Some of the immigrants who came to the US between the Civil War and WWI include the Irish, Germans, Italians, Polish, Jews, Chinese, Japanese, and Koreans. Groups such as the American Protective Association, the Immigration Restriction League, and the notorious Ku Klux Klan discriminated against these groups. Literacy tests were proposed by the Immigration Restriction League to test new immigrants on literacy of any language. This made it hard for immigrants who were poor and had little educa...
  • Americans Are Immigrants American Immigration
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    Michael BelcasterEnglish 1020 Final Draft Essay #2 Americans are Immigrants! "Everywhere immigrants have enriched and strengthened the fabric of American life," was the words of former American president, John F. Kennedy (American Immigration: Quotes about Immigration). Immigrants have been in America for many years now. Today many people have different opinions about whether immigrants should be allowed into America freely, or if there should be more harsh regulations to those coming into the c...
  • Immigration And The Canadian Economy
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    Immigration and the Canadian Economy Immigrants make up a considerable proportion of the Canadian population. At the time of the 1991 Census, there were 4. 3 million immigrants living in Canada, which is 16% of the total Canadian population. (See Graph 1, Immigrants as a Percentage of Canada's Population, 1901-1996) Over the past decades the level of immigration in Canada has increased from an average of 137 000 immigrants arriving in Canada in the 1960 s to an average of about 200 000 in 1998. ...
  • United States Immigrants Country Immigration
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    In the beginning of our country, the first people to settle in the United States were immigrants. They came here for many different reasons, some for riches, some for religious reasons, and some for adventure. Not only did they come here for different reasons, but they also came here from different countries. Mostly the immigrants wanted a better life for themselves and their families. An American life was the immigrant s key to the success of this. Immigration has played a vital role in the dev...
  • Immigration Levels In Canada
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    Economic problems come with high levels of immigration. Canada accepts more immigrants, in proportion to its population, than any other nation. Welcoming new arrivals is complicated and expensive. In 1992-93, almost $900 million will be spent on processing applications, enforcement, language training programs, etc. Large cities where immigrants tend to settle face strains on social services, while smaller communities can't attract the skilled immigrants they need. In 1988, 161, 929 immigrants en...
  • Open Immigration Immigrants Document People
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    "Why did American nativist groups oppose free, unrestricted immigration in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries"? The Untied States of America is commonly labeled or thought of as the melting pot of the world where diverse groups of people flock to in order to better their current lives. In our countries history this has proven to primarily be our way of living and how the people as a nation view immigration. However, in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries this open do...
  • Immigration To Ellis Island
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    What was the process the immigrants had to go through when they came to America? Immigrants came to American in search of freedom and opportunity. They mostly came by steamship. Examinations and vaccinations of the immigrants needed to be done. Both immigrants and their baggage had to be disinfected before they could leave Ellis Island. At the entrance to the Lower Bay of New York Harbor, the immigrants were inspected for contagious diseases like, smallpox, yellow fever, and measles. After which...
  • Immigration In Canada Immigrants People Jobs
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    IMMIGRATION IN CANADA Canada should support immigration as it is needed and should be encouraged. Most Canadians forget, they are descendants of immigrants. In this essay the following will be discussed: - need for immigrants - the myths about immigrants - illegal and inadmissible immigrants. Immigrants are needed in Canada and should be encouraged to come. The commons-senate committee says we will need at least a 100, 000 immigrants a year to offset the declining birth rate. However, there are...
  • Immigrants 2 Ellis Island
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    In 1886 the statue of "Liberty Enlightening the World," a gift from the people of France, was dedicated by President Grover Cleveland. Set at the entrance to New York, the statue was just in time to greet the biggest migration in global history. The inscription on the Statue of Liberty, written by Emma Lazarus in 1883, invites the rest of the world to give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses yearning to breathe free, the wretched refuse of your teeming shore. Send these, the homeless, ...
  • United States Immigrants Immigration America
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    Immigration America is known famously throughout the world with the nickname "The melting pot." The reason behind this is that America is extremely diverse and has many different people. Immigrants give America the chance to know the culture of many countries. They bring in their culture, religion, economic benefits, and ideology to America. I believe that the United States should allow legal immigrants from all over the world because they bring many benefits to it. Immigrants are a positive in...
  • Immigrants Contribution In Usa Development
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    Running head: IMMIGRANTS CONTRIBUTION IN Immigrants Contribution In USA Development Nick GaaerABC University Immigrants Contribution In USA Development As we all know that USA is a country build by immigrants from all over the world, particularly from Europe and South America. During the Second World War most of the scientist from Germany and Europe settled in U. S. A. Again in the early seventies and eighties, a large number of young people entered USA as students and thereafter legally got th...
  • Immigration United States
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    The second wave of immigrants to come to the United States came in from Southern or Eastern Europe. These immigrants came to the United States seeking better economic opportunities for their families. The economy of the United States was driven by the culture that resided in the area. In the Seattle area, the farming, ranching, logging and fishing industries drove the economy. This was mainly due to the huge growth of Oregon and Washington by settlers coming in from the European countries. The m...
  • New Immigrants United States
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    From 1820 to 1930, the United States received about 60% of the world s immigrants. Population expansion in developed areas of the world, improved methods of transportation. Reasons for immigration, like those for migration, are often economic, although religious or political factors may be very important. These economic, political, and social conditions led to the New immigration after 1890. Take for instance the political reasons, where new immigrants favored democratic America where citizens h...
  • United States Immigrants America Country
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    Immigrants come from all over the world. They fled their country seeking to fulfill their wants and necessary needs to live. The United States of America offers great job opportunities and a healthy environment to live. Some of the countries that illegal immigrants come from are: Mexico, Canada, and China. The majority of immigrants in America are Mexicans. They come to America frequently and they come in large groups, such as families. The Mexican and American border are parallel to each other...
  • United States Immigrants Country Rights
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    A Win-Win Situation The United States is one of the richest, safest, most diverse countries in the world. Americans have rights, freedoms, and liberties that most countries do not. Citizens of this country have many opportunities to work and speak their mind. They also have a right to be happy. To many American citizens, these rights don't seem very special. Try imagining not living in America. Many of the rights we take for granted would be gone. America should expand immigration because the n...
  • Immigration American Born
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    America has always had a historic role as a haven for immigrants from all over the globe. For many reasons, many unrestricted immigrates were seeking a new life in the U. S in the late 19 th century and early 20 th century. Not everyone was happy with this, such as a group of people called the "nativists." The nativists were largely made up of American born Protestants who disliked the idea of immigration. They had many reasons for disliking the new immigrants, such as social disagreements, reli...
  • 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 ...
  • Working Age Immigrants Immigration Born
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    Are Immigrants A To the U. S? Immigrants are not a burden to the U. S. Therefore, we shouldn't stop all immigration. Immigrants are hard workers and are not causing unemployment for legal citizens. The work ethic of today's immigrants os as strong as that of the Irish, Italians, and Poles of early immigration. According to a 1990 census, f orgien born males have a 77% labor force participation. Now, compare that to the 74% participation of native-born Americans and you see that immigrants are n...