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  • Immigration


    Immigration is a form of migration that signifies the intention of a person to settle permanently in a new country. Motivating factors are generally economic, social, and political. Despite a long history in the United States and some other countries of receiving immigrants, most people who move from one country to another do not intend to leave their homelands permanently. In recent decades, millions of refugees have been driven by civil war, natural disaster, and

    Essay Length: 1,435 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: March 19, 2010 By: Anna
  • Immigration Debate

    Immigration Debate

    Immigration Debate For years the United States has gone back and forth on the topic of illegal immigrants. With the Mexican border at the top of their list, with a the border's total length at 1,951 miles (3,141 km), according to figures given by the International Boundary and Water Commission. It is the most frequently crossed international border in the world, with some 350 million people crossing legally every year. ( With the growing number

    Essay Length: 378 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: March 19, 2010 By: Mike
  • The Immigration of 1885

    The Immigration of 1885

    The Immigration of 1885 In 1865 many things that altered America’s history. There was Industrialization, Urbanization, but most importantly the start of immigration to the U.S. Immigration turned America to what it is today. Immigration brought the new and the old immigrants to the U.S. The new Immigrants didn’t speak much English, uneducated, illiterate, and were not skilled. The old immigrants were educated, skilled, Educated and were accustomed to democracy. Immigration also brought with

    Essay Length: 618 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: March 19, 2010 By: Vika
  • Media on Immigration

    Media on Immigration

    How do the different U.S. mainstream media such as newspapers and other types of news like television networks portray recent debates about illegal immigration? There will be a main focus on the New York Times representing the U.S., being one of the top prestigious papers of this nation, and the trusted channel CNN. With the variety of sources now established, we can now compare and point out its differences as well as similarities, and analyze

    Essay Length: 1,071 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: March 20, 2010 By: Janna
  • Immigrant Tragedy in Пїѕthe Cariboo Cafпїѕпїѕ

    Immigrant Tragedy in Пїѕthe Cariboo Cafпїѕпїѕ

    Immigrant Tragedy in пїЅThe Cariboo CafпїЅпїЅ Helena Maria Viramontes grew up in Los Angeles where relatives used to stay and live with her family when making the transition from Mexico to the United States. This is where she got her first taste of the lives of immigrants in this country within the urban barrios. ViramontesпїЅs writing reflects this theme along with expressing her political opinions on the treatments of immigrants, especially Chicanos and Latinos. In

    Essay Length: 321 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: March 23, 2010 By: Artur
  • Prevention of Immigration

    Prevention of Immigration

    Prevention of Immigration The Declaration of Independence, an important political and legal document states that. “All men are created equal, that they are endowed by their creator with certain unalienable rights that among these are life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness”(ushistory). The United States was built upon these fundamentals, but these ideas were contradicted by President Bush who created tougher laws and policies for immigrants. The first amendment was violated when President Bush passed

    Essay Length: 2,147 Words / 9 Pages
    Submitted: March 24, 2010 By: Tasha
  • September 11th Immigration

    September 11th Immigration

    Due to the effects of September 11th, panic, xenophobia, and anti-Muslim sentiment has swept the nation. Recent hate crimes have been taking its toll on Muslims mosques, Arabs themselves, and even Sikhs, members of the Indian Sikh religion which have been mistaken for Muslims solely based on the fact that they both grow beards and wear turbans. The Council on American Islamic Relations (CAIR) said it had received reports of harassment of Muslim women and

    Essay Length: 272 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: March 25, 2010 By: Jessica
  • Immigration in American

    Immigration in American

    What is an American? An American is someone who loves thier country and the people in it, and believes in bettering thier own lives as well as the lives of those around them. Does it really matter that these individuals may be of German or Chinese desent? No, not at all; thier ethnic background has nothing to do with being American. To say that the majority of people in the United States have some sort

    Essay Length: 493 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: March 25, 2010 By: Yan
  • The Romanian Immigrants

    The Romanian Immigrants

    The Romanian Immigrants The American society constantly experiences changes due mainly to the shifting of cultural influences. The multicultural America persists throughout the history because of immigrants from all parts of the world. These immigrants create a fascinating but diverse society with different customs and cultures. The Rumanian immigrants represent a unique and important role to the culture and society of the United States. Most importantly the Romanian immigrants in one way or the other

    Essay Length: 1,284 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: March 26, 2010 By: July
  • Illegal Aliens: Friend or Enemy?

    Illegal Aliens: Friend or Enemy?

    Illegal Aliens: Friend or Enemy? The illegal alien debate has raged on for several decades; however in recent years citizens have become more aware of the crisis. Illegal immigration is one of the most controversial political issues of today’s society. Illegal aliens and their immigration to the U.S. is a problem that needs to be addressed. It is unfair to Americans and to the country from where they immigrated from. Whether they (illegal aliens) take

    Essay Length: 1,307 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: March 26, 2010 By: Janna
  • Immigrants: Becoming American and Defining What It Means to Be an American

    Immigrants: Becoming American and Defining What It Means to Be an American

    From the time Christopher Columbus first landed in America precedence was set; the people migrating to this land would be the driving force in keeping this county dynamic in many aspects. Immigrants arriving in America in the last fifty years certainly are not an exception to this precedence. The large influx of immigrants to America has had a great number of diverse effects that have shaped our country into what it is today. In light

    Essay Length: 1,959 Words / 8 Pages
    Submitted: March 27, 2010 By: Venidikt
  • The Immigration Crisis

    The Immigration Crisis

    Illegal Immigrants Why Not? Immigrants, or as many call, aliens, are everywhere in this country. We hear jokes about them from those with humor, and we read about how they should all be shipped back to their countries from those who claim illegal immigrants steal the American people's job. However, whatever one's position on the issue may be, the truth of the matter is there are over 20 million illegal immigrants in this country, and

    Essay Length: 1,041 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: March 28, 2010 By: Mikki
  • Immigration into the Us

    Immigration into the Us

    Between the late 1870's and the outbreak of World War I in 1914, American's Industrial Revolution fueled the most rigorous period of immigration in American history. Many millions of people, mostly from Southern and Eastern Europe came to America. Most were poor, didn't speak English and almost all were strangers to America to society and culture. These were the "New Immigrants", and they swelled to existing American cities, while also forming new cities in the

    Essay Length: 672 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: March 29, 2010 By: Anna
  • Children Immigrants

    Children Immigrants

    Immigrant children did not live an easy life in the nineteenth century. Most children were never educated. Italian children immigrants were rarely put through schooling. However, Eastern European Jewish immigrants looked at public schooling as their best way to help their children enhance their potential in life. Chicago, Detroit, and New York City had large populations of Jewish and Italian immigrants. The conditions of the children in all three cities were similar yet different with

    Essay Length: 567 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: March 30, 2010 By: Jessica
  • New Vs Old Immigration

    New Vs Old Immigration

    During the 19th centrury, immigration to the United States increased profoundly. The two times of this immigration can be separted into the "old" and "new". These movements differed not only in the people that were immigrating but for different political, social, and economic reasons as well. The early 1800s saw the earliest wave of immigration: "Old Immigration". These settlers generally came from western and northern Europe, mainly England and English territiories. Other settlers were slaves

    Essay Length: 476 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: March 31, 2010 By: Stenly
  • Push and Pull Factors for Immigration to the Us

    Push and Pull Factors for Immigration to the Us

    Often, when discussing Immigration, you will find there are many reasons for Immigration to happend. There are always “Push” factors that encourage and motivate people to leave the place they live, where their family may have lived for centuries. Also there are “Pull” factors that draw people to leave everything they have ever known in search of something better. That was certainly the case with the Immigration of people from the British Isles moving

    Essay Length: 580 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: April 1, 2010 By: Vika
  • The Implications of Immigration in America Today

    The Implications of Immigration in America Today

    Ў§The Implications of Immigration in America TodayЎЁ Ethics Ў§Give me your tired, your poor, Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free, The wretched refuse of your teeming shore. Send these, the homeless, tempest-tossed to me, I lift my lamp beside the golden door!" (Lazarus, 1883) These famous lines from LazarusЎ¦s The New Colossus are carved at the foot of the Statue of Liberty. The idea they herald has been the bellwether of our nation

    Essay Length: 2,013 Words / 9 Pages
    Submitted: April 1, 2010 By: Monika
  • The Solution to Immigrant Integration

    The Solution to Immigrant Integration

    The Solution to Immigrant Integration Children that come from a bicultural background are less likely to drop out. The reason for this is that these children can draw on both cultures to help them understand a problem. English as a Second Language Programs (ESL) have been very successful so far but these programs are rarely offered in public schools. Public schools without an ESL program force children to learn English by total immersion. The sooner

    Essay Length: 407 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: April 2, 2010 By: Vika
  • Immigration Policy Is in Need of Reformation

    Immigration Policy Is in Need of Reformation

    The effects of the immigration population have been debated since immigrants began to enter the United States over a century ago. The positive and negative effects of their presence has become a controversial topic among political leaders, lobbyists, and citizens, resulting in the implementation of immigration policy that mirrors the opinions of these Americans. It is you, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), that enforce and in some ways implement these immigration laws. What

    Essay Length: 1,069 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: April 4, 2010 By: Andrew
  • Immigrants


    Immigrants What is the chance of hailing a taxi, getting manicure done, stopping by convenience store and got served by immigrants from India, Korea, China or some countries you have never heard of before? The chances are quite high. Immigrants are everywhere. It is sometimes said that immigrants take jobs away from Americans. Being an international student has put me under “immigrant” status. That is why I wanted to find out more about the immigration

    Essay Length: 725 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: April 4, 2010 By: Stenly
  • Italian Immigration Impact on Usa

    Italian Immigration Impact on Usa

    The United States has long been known as the melting pot of the world. Many nationalities have influenced what the United States is today. The Italian Americans have made a significant impact on the United States of America. The Italians came to America to work hard with humble beginnings, to organized crime, to successful members of American society. In the early 1800’s, there were not very many Italians immigrating to the United States, but at

    Essay Length: 3,090 Words / 13 Pages
    Submitted: April 4, 2010 By: David
  • Should Smoking Be Illegal?

    Should Smoking Be Illegal?

    One of the largest and most problematic health issues in our society is smoking. Smoking is currently the leading cause of death in our country, due to its harmful and addicting contents, such as nicotine and tobacco. Although millions die from it each year, smoking is the single most preventable cause of death as well. Without smoking, a tremendous amount of money and lives will be saved. I think that our country should ban smoking

    Essay Length: 902 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: April 5, 2010 By: Jack
  • Immigration


    Immigration In America, we deal with illegal immigrants who come to the country to find obs because they can't do so in their own countries. Similarly, rural Chinese are moving in droves to the cities because the countryside simply does not have enough arable land to provide agricultural labor for such a huge population. I disagree with the laws of immigration set by the state of California and the rest of the United States. True,

    Essay Length: 365 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: April 6, 2010 By: Andrew
  • Effects of Immigration on Business

    Effects of Immigration on Business

    The Effects of Immigration on Small Business There are at least 36 million immigrants in the United States today, almost as many as those who came here between 1607 and 1960. As the number continues to sky-rocket, the effects on our nation become increasingly evident in all aspects. We see the majority of these affects in our business environment. Many of the nation’s immigrants have come to live the life of freedom and prosperity offered

    Essay Length: 2,535 Words / 11 Pages
    Submitted: April 9, 2010 By: Victor
  • Plagiarism and Copyright Infringement: Is Copying Illegal?

    Plagiarism and Copyright Infringement: Is Copying Illegal?

    Plagiarism and Copyright Infringement: Is Copying Illegal? You've heard some teachers say that it's always wrong to copy someone else's work. They ruthlessly check your papers for plagiarism. Other teachers say that it's all right as long as you give credit to the original author. Who's right? To answer this question, we have to think about the difference between plagiarism and copyright infringement. Take a look at these definitions from The Council Chronicle for English

    Essay Length: 962 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: April 10, 2010 By: Fonta

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