IERP : Immigrants dynamic affects their views on migrating

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Professor Hauserman SO320 Immigrant Entrepreneurship 4 November, 2013 Immigrants are members of society that have not traditionally lived in the area and have come for specific reasons. Although these reasons often sound similar: economic prosperity, religious freedom, and education, the immigrant experience is different for every person involved. When a family immigrates to a new area, the father is going to have a much different experience than his teenage daughter, just as a black immigrant will have a different experience than an Asian one. The greatest difference of perspective is through the different family roles and how that dynamic affects their views on migrating. In pursuance of economic affluence and success, many families make the decision to move to different countries with hopes that they can be of better use to the new economy. To parents and children alike, this makes sense. The current economic climate is insufficient for the needs of the family and migrating becomes a viable action for a better life. Although the promise of better wages and more assets often allure families, especially parents, to wish to migrate, the realities of disappointment and possible failure are often a presence of the mind. This negative side is the harsh reality that is similar for both children and parents. Aside from having their
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  • Fall '13
  • ProfessorHauserman
  • Immigration to the United States, new area, different family roles, collective immigrant struggles

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