New Chinese Immigrant History Coursework Research Paper (Coursework Sample)
Take on the persona of a new Chinese immigrant, using your OWN name. (This is NOT your own story, but a made up story based on this week's course materials).
Answer the questions as your new "persona", a Chinese immigrant who came to the United States AFTER 1965. This can be any time between 1965 and today. (The doors to immigration for the Eastern hemisphere have been re-opened with the 1965 immigration act).
When/how did you come to the US?
Were you sponsored by family, work, or here as a result of war/US government sponsorship? Which category did you fall under? (Professional, family reunification, or refugee).
What is your current occupation, and what was your occupation in your home country? (professional, student, unskilled worker, housewife, shop owner, waiter, grocery store clerk, etc).
Are you doing the same work you did back home? Why or why not?
Immigration to America
Immigration to America
The immigration act set on 3 October 1965 waved way the immigration quota that existed in the early 1920’s which limited the number of immigrants across nations. The immigration act was signed by US president Lyndon Johnson which increased globalization. This created a foundation for immigration into the US. From this act, over 120,000 immigration visas were made to the western hemisphere region from which America benefited the most. The visas gave a preference chance to American citizen relatives with special job skills to apply, I (Cho Wang) could not afford to lose such an open chance to land in the US which was my dream country.
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