Alot of Immigrants come to the U.S. for many purposes but most of them is to live the American Dream, in the book of Unknown Americans Arturo and his family leave Mexico to move to the United States to live a better life. Many immigrants all over the world come to the U.S. to live a better life or American Dream. Most of the economy thinks that immigrants just come over to use space,mess up the economy,useless,and don’t do anything. Not all immigrants are the same, some come to life a better life or for their families and kids. Arturo sacrifices a lot to move to the U.S. to give his family a opportunity to live a better life.
In the texture of the book of Unknown Americans it says “ And they’re legal. She reported to my mom over the coffee one afternoon. All of them have visas.” (Henriquez 12) Most immigrants usually come by crossing the border legally,other use visas to come to the U.S. to visit but most of them brake the policy and stay illegally. Just how Arturo and his family are just like them legal but with visas. “ A citizen of a foreign country who seeks to enter to the U.S. generally must first obtain a U.S. visa, which placed in the traveler’s country of citizenship.” (www.travel.state.gov) Many immigrants carry visas to come over to the U.S. to stay and live. Like when they said “Do they have a lot of things he asked, It didn’t seem like it. Good my said. Maybe they are like us, then. “ (Henriquez 12) Most immigrants don’t have nothing like Arturo family and the family they see but it makes them comfortable because they see people just like them too. Immigrants risk a lot to come the U.S. they come all over the world and they come in so many ways just to have a opportunity for a better life.
In the book of Unknown Americans it says “ They hear “Mexico” and they think: bad, evil, I don’t know. They got some crazy ideas.” (Henriquez 236) A lot of the economy think bad of immigrants thinking we do crazy stuff that they hear from people,news newspaper, Internet and etc. But, not all are the same many came to work,make money,live a better life, and biggest of them all is for families and kids. Not everyone are the same most of the immigration population come for good purposes,but most of the economy doesn’t see that and think crazy ideas about immigrants, but that isn’t the case they’re to have a good life just like everyone else. Immigrants are much more then what the economy thinks or says they come to the U.S. to have a opportunity for a good life.
All in all in the book of Unknown Americans it says “It’s fucked up. the whole thing is very, very complicated. I mean does anyone ever talk about why people are crossing? I can promise you it’s not with some grand ambition to come here ruin everything for gringo’s chingaos. People are desperate, man.” (Henriquez 237) Most of the economy just assume immigrants come to cause problems or annoy the people who live here first,longer or the citizens of the U.S. They are wrong. “Immigrants chose to come for various of reasons such as to live in freedom, to practice their religion freely, to escape poverty or oppression, and to make better lives for themselves, and their children.” (Arizaga) Most Immigrants come for good purposes but the economy doesn’t see that at all and see them useless for their economy, but in reality each immigrant come to the U.S. for many different reasons that they have themselves but most of the immigrants population come to have a opportunity for a good lifestyle for themselves, families and their children.
In conclusion, in the book of Unknown Americans (Henriquez) it showed how Arturo sacrifices a lot in order for his family to have a better life, and how Arturo and his family are seen differently because they are immigrants but they in reality they are just like everyone else to live a good lifestyle for his family. The economy are quick to assume a lot about immigrants and judge quickly but what they don’t see is that just because they are immigrants they shouldn’t be seen differently because they come over for various of reasons, but most of them all is for a good life for themselves,families, and their children. Immigrants sacrifices a lot to come the U.S. and get treated differently because they are immigrants but they do a lot to live a normal lifestyle like everyone else in the U.S. and to have the opportunity for an American dream like every other citizen.
Henriquez,Cristina, The Book of the Unknown Americans, June 3rd 2014
Arizaga,Elizabeth, why do immigrants come to United States of America,November 17,2016
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