The question of why people want to immigrate to the United States is answered in this insightful and compelling paper on the subject, Why Do You Want to Come to America?
As refugees and migrants continue to stream across the borders of the US, many of them seeking the American dream, the country begins to creak and groan at the seams and the question is asked more frequently, with an underlying suspicion attached.
The issues of poverty and lack of human resources are beginning to show and are starting to hurt its population. Racism and sectarianism are rife, despite attempts by many to limit their effects, and are now spreading relentlessly to Muslim minorities living in the West, as well as the Hispanic population.
Why Do You Want to Come to America examines many of the reasons that people want to enter America. Refuge, education, marriage, money and freedom are among the most popular reasons, but is this really enough, or is it simply a thin veneer that quickly loses its gloss?
With new and stringent immigration policies, travel bans, deportations, visa revocations and racial profiling being applied aggressively towards Muslims and people of Asian descent, the fundamental question in all of this should be; is the promise of unchecked wealth and opportunity worth the cost of losing your identity and culture?
I' really happy to have this informative book. I was lying in my bed and listening to this book by Eric Reese. I really want to appreciate this author for such a helpful book for the listeners. It is a concise and to the point book and I really like to recommend it.
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This is the second piece of literature that I have reviewed for Eric Reese. This is the quickest listen ever and I have to say that it was enjoyable. The narrator read way too fast for me. I feel like he wanted to get this over with in a quick amount of time. He could have used a couple more breaks and could have took a breather. However this essay was very informative. Since I am natural born US citizen I did not realize the most important reason why immigrants came over. Even though I am of Haitian descent, my parents are both from Haiti, it seems different when mentioning people from Muslim based countries.
You read and watch the news of people doing all they can to come to America or to a European country in order for a better life however you don't really understand the logic for them. It seems as though it is common sense to realize that people come over to different countries in order to have a better life however the fact is many immigrants portray to their families that they are better off than they really are. Eric make sure to explain the situation pertaining to immigrants and how in the West and in Europe it seems as though we are better off and everybody wants to be here. However they do not realize that it isn't rainbows and butterflies for the 'regular' people living in these countries.
I do wish that this was longer and that the topic was delved deeper into however this was a good quick read.
Why Do You Want to Come to America, The Reasons Why Refugees and Migrants Are Coming by Eric Reese, narrated by Jason Meza
It is the time of great mobility for work. America is one of the countries where many people choose to go. This book is about why refugees and migrants come to America and all the benefits and obstacles people face there. This book provides quality information for people who are thinking about moving there. The book is short, only 25 minutes.
The narrator is very good, nice tempo and tone of voice. Liked how he performed.
I would recommend this book to people who are thinking about moving to America.
"This book was given to me for free at my request and I provided this voluntary review."
This book has some true guidelines for the migrants and the refugees. The book has been presented in a simple way. It is even a short book for only 25 minutes but, you'll find it helpful for sure.
This book is packed with useful information indeed. It can be used as a legal document as well as the author has added legal information in this book for the migrants as well. I highly recommend this book to all who are planning to migrate to America.
This is a must-have book for not only the local Americans but also for the everyone. The important question has been raised here in this book and then the author has explained its answer in a convincing manner. I'm pretty much agreed to the author.
This is a good short book having the answers of the lots of question about the migrants and refugees coming to America.The author has chosen simple language to describe these reasons. I enjoyed this book.
What made the experience of listening to Why Do You Want to Come to America the most enjoyable?
The speaker was very clear and direct. It appears that the narrator and author are concerned with helping those who are on the way to America as asylum seekers or as refugees.
What was one of the most memorable moments of Why Do You Want to Come to America?
The chapter on Religion
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