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Unformatted text preview: “Exploring The History of Korean Immigrants” Torre Combs Korean Immigrants Originated from the Northeast Asian country of Korea. Multiple factors to contribute in the migration of Korean Immigrants to America Push and Pull Factors Major push factor during 1st phase between 1903-1905 of migration to Hawaii was famine in Korea. Major pull factor to Hawaii during first phase of migration to Hawaii was high demand for cheap labor in Hawaii. Second Major phase of migration was in 1950 consisted of woman and children. Woman were married to U.S servicemen. Children were adopted by American families. Skills and Assets of Korean Immigrants Koreans were asked to come to Hawaii to assist in developing sugar cane fields. After their contracts were up moved to the main lands to work on farms and work on railroads. Women moved to America to be with their American husbands whom they married during the war. Settlement Patterns Many different settlement patterns. During the first phase most moved to Hawaii to work the sugar cane fields. Later they moved to the mainland Woman and children moved all over, because they were married to serviceman and adopted. “THE AMERICAN DREAM” High percentage of Koreans have obtained Bachelor’s Degrees or grater. A large part of the population own businesses instead of working as regular labor workers as of 2013. Work Cited Page "Korean Immigrants." Immigration to the United States. N.p., n.d. Web. 11 Dec. 2016. < ;. "The History of Korean Immigration to the United States." The History of Korean Immigration to the United States. N.p., n.d. Web. 11 Dec. 2016. < ;. "Chart III.7. Perceived Impact of Immigration on the Economy and the Cultural Life, 2008." (n.d.): n. pag. Web. "Hawaii." Immigration to the United States. N.p., n.d. Web. 11 Dec. 2016. < ;. "Korean Americans." Korean Americans - Early History, Modern Era, The First Koreans in America. N.p., n.d. Web. 11 Dec. 2016. < ;. ...
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