The Struggle of Immigrants in the U.S.A.

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Many immigrants come to the United States dreaming of finding opportunities, and living a successful life. In general, many who arrive here realize that these dreams will be very hard to wake up from. The reality is that life in the United States for immigrants is very, very tough. Many come educated, with degrees earned in their native countries; but soon realize that their education has little or no significance in the United States job market. Also, obstacles such as language and traditional values, including gender role, retard their adaptation of the newly-arrived culture. In this essay, I will emphasize on the importance of language in the adaptation process, and important aspects of gender role.

Language is a vital tool for means of communication. In addition, language is important for cultural and economic relationships. Language is a fundamental way of expressing thoughts, traditions, cultures and values. By living in the United States, we can say that we are blessed to have many different cultures and languages. This can be a great opportunity to learn about other cultures without having to leave our doorsteps.

In an advanced society like the United States, the knowledge of other languages becomes very important. By living in a multicultural nation, it is a great opportunity for people to learn more about other cultures and languages. Indeed, immigrants bring to this country a vast pool of knowledge. It is vital that this pool of linguistic knowledge to not be lost by the following generations. For this reason, following generations will only want to learn the culture of their parents if parents take pride in their cultures and understand that language.

For many of the Hispanic Americans in the U.S. knowing profoundly the two languages is a wonderful gift. Of course, there is no denying that the knowledge of the English language is one of the most important languages accessible in the World. It is one of th... Continue Reading