All posts tagged with: immigration

The Reality of Immigration

Publié 17 décembre 2014 Avatar Rodrigo Bustamante

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Immigration is a tricky and highly contested issue in American politics and society today. The whole issue becomes “foggy” right from the get-go. The reasons for one leaving may seem voluntary to one person but to another may seem forced. Forced migration is when a person is quite literally forced to leave like a slave, or a refugee whereas voluntary migration is when a person choses to leave for whatever reason. Thus, Immigration isn’t like Abortion or Same-Sex Marriage or G...


What is the American Dream?

Publié 21 février 2014 Avatar Micol

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In our literature class, we have been discussing the idea of the "American Dream." This "dream" was first manifested by the primary idea of immigration. It began with the Puritans and the Separatists - two groups of people seeking an escape from persecution. To me, this essential creation of our nation built upon the desire of freedom is incredible. Our nation fought herself over the liberty of other men, and tested whether a unique country built from this principle would last. Yet...