Struggle Of Immigrants

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The misconception migrants have about the U.S. is that their struggles such as poverty will cease to exist due to the copious amount of jobs. Although, jobs in the states are also scarce, especially with raids by immigration officials causing immigrants to have few options. For example, Mirian mentions that occasionally she is looked down on and in constant worry, “Mirian frets about being deported. She doesn't like the way people from North Carolina look at her in public sometimes. As if she was inferior, different. ” (). This shows how after all the struggles she is still victim of racism and fear tarnishing the U.S. reputation as a land of hope and freedom.

Traveling to a new country also causes an identity crisis due to the drastic need