Problems Immigrants Face

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Immigrants face many problems when they are in a place so different to what used to be their home, where they grew up. Many of them do not have English and that is a challenge that most face. English being your second language could cause many troubles from finding a job to purchasing your weekly shop. Many have to take low paid jobs due to the language barrier. A way in which this problem could be overcome is by immigrants taking ESL (English as a Second Language) classes. The problem with that is that a lot of people do not want to learn or struggle with it as they do not have the skills to learn it.

Young immigrants have sometimes come unschooled with a bad history oh violence and behaviour problems. A lot of the time they are alone and struggle with life in a foreign place without parents or any family around them. Luckily in some countries there are schools offering support for immigrants and refugees to teach them how to speak, read and write in English. They also give them the help they need to fit into a new Culture by giving them a hand in improving their behaviour. Children often come from being in a lot of trauma and it is great that there are places like this that can help them through that but
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For immigrants there is normally quite a large culture barrier which makes it difficult for them in the work place. Things like colloquialisms, the way people act and talk can all be very difficult if you are not used to it and you could offend someone or by offended and the other not understand why. There are ways that immigrants can overcome the changes in culture and it is by watching other colleague’s actions and what their reactions are like. The colleagues can also play a part in helping them overcome the differences in culture by recognising that they are still learning about being in a new place and just to be there for

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