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Surname1Students Name:Professors Name:Institution:Date:Why it is harder for immigrants to achieve the American DreamThe population of immigrants in the United States began to increase at the beginning of 1960s. The immigrants in this case are the foreigners from neighboring and also from other countries around the world that have migrated to the U.S. for various reasons. Even though political factors had a bigger hand in the migration of Latinos to the U.S, most of the immigrants came to the U.S in search of opportunities which would enable them to live American dream. The American dream in the American culture simply means if you work extra hard in life and play by the rules, you will succeed in life (Cohen‐Marks et al. 824). The American dream has enticed millions of immigrants to relocate to the U.S. in search of opportunities which would enable them to live better lives. The success of every American depends on his individual effort. Most of the immigrants who had so far relocated to America have not been able to succeed economically due to various reasons. America gives equal opportunities to their citizens regardless of their racial, cultural and religious background. As people migrate to a new place, they are most likely to encounter several challenges that are likely to affect them economically. This research paper will highlight the reasons why it is quite difficult for immigrants in the U.S. to attain the American Dream.Cultural challenge is one of the barriers that immigrants faces ounce they relocate to the U.S. it is quite difficult for the immigrants and their children to blend in to American culture. It isa challenge for many immigrants’ parents to raise their children in unfamiliar environment. The
Surname2achievements of the next generation of immigrants depend on their levels of education. Without academic qualification it is quite difficult in the U.S. to get a well-paying Job. As a result of theirfinancial difficulties and language barriers, it is quite difficult for immigrant families to educate their children. Even though the numbers of immigrant’s children who have graduated in recent years across the U.S universities have increased, a good number of immigrant generations in the past did not have educational advantage which also affected the generation that came after them. Language barrier is a major problem for most immigrants. As a result of this, it is quite a challenge for a majority of them to secure job opportunities in the U.S. Also the immigrants whohad better jobs in their homeland find it difficult to secure the same jobs in the U.S. because of difference in educational standards. In the U.S. most employers are more interested in job