Analysis: Made In America

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Made in America: Immigrant students in our public schools by Laurie Olsen

Most American teen’s girls are worried about what they are going to wear to the next dance or the next house party, but unlike immigrant teen girls who are worried about leaving school early and entering into an arranged marriage. In the Hindu and Muslim culture, children are expected to marry a spouse that her family has chosen. An arrange marriage allows the parents to choose a husband that is of their own nationality. When marrying someone of your nationality, family values and traditions are maintained. The parents decided to marry off their daughters at a young age to avoid their daughters from marrying someone of a different social class and nationality. An arrange marriage has more risk than a healthy marriage because the individual does not know the person are a personal level which may result in a troubled marriage. The spouse could be untruthful about themselves, family, and career. Lower class families may marry off their daughter to a corrupt
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African Americans are stereotyped for not being smart enough based on “involuntary minorities” which is an ethnic group that lost their social and political freedom. If they are choosing to fall behind in school to avoid being called “acting white,” they are only making the stereotype true. The society is associating African Americans with being poor, living in the projects, and dumb. Not only African Americans are struggling with this, but Native Americans and Mexican Americans are also facing these challenges. The society is preventing African Americans from achieving their goals academically. It would be difficult to change society views on these nationalities because they are still stereotype based on their allegations from the

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