The state has grown and nourished throughout the year and has come to be recognized as a very large state. People from all over the world migrated to settle in this wonderful area. Texas is now both a business hub and an…
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This paper discusses the migration of the Japanese into the state of Texas and where they settled.
The Japanese migrated into Texas for various reasons. Some of them moved from Japan to settle in Texas as a result of overpopulation and congestion in the country1. The movement of some of the Japanese was by choice like, for instance, the movement of businessmen to Texas to exploit business opportunities in Texas. However, the migration of some of the Japanese was forced such as the forceful relocation of prisoners.
Overpopulation caused a group of Japanese led by Sadatsuchi Uchida to tour the Gulf Coast eyeing the possibility of relocation to the area. The group was successful and thus migrated to the area and set up rise farms2. The success encouraged the movement of more Japanese to the location. Hostility drove Japanese from the West Coast to settle in Hidalgo and Cameron counties in lower Rio Grande Valley. Some of the Japanese settled in Bexar and El Paso countries.
The migration of the Japanese was not particularly a drastic process. They moved into Texas in small groups and finally settled in the area to carry on their business activities. Today, the Japanese live peacefully in Texas and have become citizens by naturalization. Their massive contribution has led to the tremendous growth of the state of
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According to the paper findings the policy on immigration has to concentrate more on assimilation rather than on multicultural aspect. A backup plan on the immigration including the training of the immigrants to help them assimilate into American conditions has to be ensured. The danger of multicultural approach towards immigration has to be properly checked.
The Sacco and Vanzetti case provides an insight into immigration practices in the early 1900s. The events that unfolded in the 1920s about the two men were informed by social believes and societal practices that were unique to every social setting in the world.
For the United States, the growing threat of Hispanization of the country has led to increased fears of illegal immigration, especially from Mexico. Florida is one of the states in the United States along with Arizona has seen huge waves of illegal migration of Hispanics from Mexico.
Some however argue that illegal immigration is not a problem but rather a blessing in disguise. Immigrants from all over the world are entering United States illegally for a better prospect. Illegal immigration has been a deep rooted issue that has been subjected to many debates in the United States.
Several studies indicate that approximately 95,000 foreigners migrate in to America each day but most of them do not plan to stay long. Among these, over 90,000 are nonimmigrant business people, students, workers and tourists, who get in to the nation through airports and border crossings. Approximately 3,000 of them are immigrants or expatriates, who would become permanent dwellers of the U.S. through special invitation.
However, it is relatively high in the United States mainly through Mexico which is located south of the United States. A person becomes an illegal immigrant or alien in one of several ways. Unauthorized immigration includes two types of migration to the United States which qualify as illegal.
However, there are concerns regarding the future and the negative impact of immigration, which results in the incoming of people from various parts of the world. Immigration is supported due to the economic growth that it brings about coupled with the establishment of cosmopolitanism which broadens the American society.
Evidence of this can of course be seen in such diverse places as the United States Constitution, Emma Lazarus poem “The New Colossus”, and a litany of other places throughout the nation’s history, founding precepts, and determinant reality. As a function of the immigrant culture within the United States, new terminology has entered the nation’s lexicon; to include terminology such as “the great melting pot”, “multiculturalism”, and “diversity”.
labor force and this is mainly because of low native birth rates and high levels of immigration. (Massey, 2006, 13)
The reason that immigrants are able to find jobs in the United States and put a lot of people out of work is