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Immigration (Social Issues Firsthand)

by Karen Miller

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First-hand stories of people who have lived through an event stay with us, long after the facts fade. This is also true of certain topics, such as immigration. By learning the facts through compelling narratives, readers will retain a very human understanding of immigration. Essays describe what it's like to find a place in a new land, what it is like adapting to a new way of life, and how it feels to be caught between two cultures. One essay describes how a Hmong Christian put faith in Western medicine. Another essay describes how a Mexican immigrant learned the secret to success. Readers will even hear from Arnold Schwarzenegger as he describes the ideals and values of the United States that inspired him to become a citizen in 1983.… (more)
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First-hand stories of people who have lived through an event stay with us, long after the facts fade. This is also true of certain topics, such as immigration. By learning the facts through compelling narratives, readers will retain a very human understanding of immigration. Essays describe what it's like to find a place in a new land, what it is like adapting to a new way of life, and how it feels to be caught between two cultures. One essay describes how a Hmong Christian put faith in Western medicine. Another essay describes how a Mexican immigrant learned the secret to success. Readers will even hear from Arnold Schwarzenegger as he describes the ideals and values of the United States that inspired him to become a citizen in 1983.

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