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The primary theme of The Immigrant Advantage by Kolker is that immigrants to America bring something with them in their cultures and communities that Americans can learn from. They have certain traits or habits that … having if they stopped long enough to learn from their immigrant neighbors. Kolker highlights these good traits and shows how they work for immigrants. For example, she focuses each chapter on a specific lesson that immigrant groups provide through their own cultural experiences. The first chapter shows … specific lesson that immigrant groups provide through their own cultural experiences. The first chapter shows how to save money and uses the Vietnamese immigrants in America as the case study for this good habit. The second chapter focuses on how to take care of one’s parents and … of one’s parents and looks at the Hispanic-American culture……
Kolker, Claudia. The Immigrant Advantage. Free Press, 2011.
...Immigrants October 23, 1890
When I arrived on the shores of the United States, I was naturally apprehensive about the stories I had heard about signs proclaiming “No Irish Wanted.” Fortunately, things have changed a great deal since my cousin Barney emigrated here thirty years ago. There are many Irishmen and women in respectable positions. Many Irish also fought in the American Civil War and attainted positions in government afterward. Being Irish is no longer a shame.
I counted myself very fortunate to find a position as a maid in the house of Mrs. A. I was able to secure my position through the use of an employment, or intelligence agency, and was told I was very lucky to be employed by as wealthy a family as the As, because my duties would be comparatively lighter than a girl in a family who could afford only a few servants.……
Lynch-Brennan, M. (2009). The Irish Bridget: Irish immigrant women in domestic service in America, 1840-1930 (Irish Studies). Syracuse, NY: Syracuse University Press.
… understand the causes and prevalence of depression among older immigrant African American women in Metro West Massachusetts as well as how the older immigrants cope with the depression. A total of 20 self-identified social workers were interviewed about their patients’ mental health problem symptoms and treatment experience, … seeking, than White women. Gender, age, marital status, and origin played a major role in the endorsement of anxiety and depression for the immigrants. Finally, although the two groups differed in the extent to which they experienced stigma about mental health issues, stigma did not predict symptom … study in the context of social work taking into consideration the extent to which the condition affects vulnerable populations. Derr (2017), pointed out immigrants typically face stressors relating to migration experience that may cause or intensify mental health problems. Moreover, Derr (2017) also discussed that immigrants tend to access mental health services at……
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An understandably contentious issue, immigration cuts to the core of what it means to be American. Recent immigrants find themselves especially vulnerable to being caught in the crossfire of heated debates over American immigration policy. The migration of Mexican nationals to … 1986) points out, it is a gross generalization to assume that economic factors alone drive immigration. Certainly there are a large number of immigrants from Mexico to the United States who are both pushed and pulled by financial need. Yet firmly established structures and institutions support new … from Mexico to the United States who are both pushed and pulled by financial need. Yet firmly established structures and institutions support new immigrants, and immigration is frequently a family phenomenon—particularly evident in the Mexican immigrant experience (Massey, 1986). Prevailing anti-immigration discourse in the United States obfuscates … as Juan for anonymity. Juan was born in Guadalajara and later moved……
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… reform has almost always been a thorny issue in America. Though it is popularly believed that America was born of a nation of immigrants, the reality is that the original 13 colonies largely consisted of individuals from one specific part of Europe—England—and from the time of the … to justify American expansionism overseas. In other words, WASPs wanted to expand their control and exert their influence and power. The arrival of immigrants from other parts of the world was never really something that sat comfortable with them. That is why they passed immigration and naturalization … and naturalization laws restricting the rights of Asians, Jews, and Catholics in the 19th century. The Exclusion Act restrict the rights of Chinese immigrants (Hafetz), the Irish were viewed as a political (and social) threat (McCaffrey), and Mexicans were almost always treated poorly—particularly via the Bracero Program … a long process of push……
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… required to participate in the compensation system (Patronis, 2011). Florida laws differ with federal immigration law relating to employment and compensation of undocumented immigrants. Based on Florida laws (Fla. Stat. 440.02), undocumented immigrants are entitled to receive remuneration for their work regardless whether they are legally or illegally employed. This differs from federal immigration law that … their work regardless whether they are legally or illegally employed. This differs from federal immigration law that prohibits employment and compensation of undocumented immigrants. Secondly, contrary to federal immigration law, Florida laws state that injured undocumented workers are eligible for benefits.
Even though immigration remains a major … should be eligible for workers’ compensation and benefits are reflected in many state laws. The practice should continue in order to protect undocumented immigrants from discrimination and/or exploitation by unscrupulous employers. Currently, some employers capitalize on existing loopholes in the law to benefit from……
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… that have decimated the region and forced millions of migrants from their native lands. Currently Turkey is threatening to unleash a tsunami of immigrants onto an already hemorrhaging EU, whose member states (like Hungary) are refusing to take even one immigrant into their country. Germany has been … EU, whose member states (like Hungary) are refusing to take even one immigrant into their country. Germany has been very open about accepting immigrants, but it has come with a tremendous price for the party involved in making that decision. Germany’s leader Angela Merkl, so often seen … Marine Le Pen. As the Graph 1 image below shows, many Europeans see refugees as an existential threat.
Graph 1. European perception of immigrants as threat. Pew Research Center (2016).
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...Immigrants Latino families in USA and COVID 19
Latino families in the US are being hit hard by the coronavirus pandemic scare that has put most of the country on lockdown for more than two months. The problems that Latinos face are numerous: on the one hand, the virus is impacting the health of this community in a big way, with 16.6% of U.S. COVID-19 deaths being among Latinos, according to data from the CDC (Despres). But they are also being hit economically as the lockdown is affecting their ability to do business, which is largely dependent upon contractual work, restaurant work, hotel work and other service-related jobs (Manuel et al.). Because the service industry has been decimated by the lockdown, Latino communities are losing jobs, getting pay cuts, and being sidelined from work. This has created an additional hardship for the community on top of the health scare that is……
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… low-income and few options. These leaders recognize that the gig economy has become accepted in mainstream America and they are willing to exploit immigrants and minorities for their ride sharing service. It is not a very Christian approach to business or to leadership. The company should consider ……
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