Globalization Has Been A Part Of California Essay

1959 Words Dec 2nd, 2016 8 Pages
Globalization in California Globalization has been a part of California since the very first immigrants set foot on our land decades ago. Since then, immigration has turned our society into a mix pot of scholars and workers. Over the years, we have distinguished certain immigrants from others, claiming those who arrived here earlier to be “American” and those who arrived more recently to be foreign. This difference has been a controversial issue world wide and politically argued to the point of violence. What many fail to realize is the impact “immigrants” have on California economically. They have the majority of the jobs that “Americans” don 't want like service maids, fast food workers, and taxi drivers. If we were to import ever immigrant back to their home town, not only would it be difficult to draw that line between immigrants and Americans but it would wreck our economy, our society, and our political world. Globalization, as a result of immigration, affects every aspect of our lives because of their widespread exchange of goods, ideas, and our variety of services. Food is one of the main elements that defines our culture and without globalization, our choices of food would be nowhere near as exotic as there are in California today. We have food from every culture around the world and most of the restaurant owner, chefs and workers are immigrants. That’s what makes the food so good and differentiates it from our typical “American food.” Without immigrants to…

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