IERP 1: New World, New Challenges

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Immigrant Entrepreneurship Professor Hauserman 11 September, 2013 New World, New Challenges Immigrants come to America do with hopes of economic prosperity, reunions with their families and even for a place of shelter. These are some of the driving forces that immigrants use to make the leap and come to America. Whether in historical or modern times, immigration has and always will be a major part of American society. Unfortunately, the American population is not completely on board with permitting a great multitude of new faces into our country; even though as Americans we are descendants of immigrants. Immigrants coming to America often have to weigh the freedom they receive against the prejudice that sits with many Americans and a variety of key social issues; the least of them being how difficult it is to assimilate into this culture. The difficulties are often taken in stride as the worst social issues immigrants face are considerably less harmful than the opportunity for greater economic success and the hope for their children to live better lives than they have. One might wonder why a person would want to completely uproot their lives to live in a different country where they might not even know a single person. Immigrants, as mentioned earlier, are willing to make this total scenic and cultural change because the presence of opportunity far outweighs the negatives. One of the largest reasons that immigrants immigrate to America is for economic prosperity. The massive US market and variety of businesses and
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  • Fall '13
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  • Immigration to the United States

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