Mass Migration: The Struggle Of Syrian Immigrants
The Great Depression and a series of dust storms had devastated their farmlands and their livelihoods. It is evident the displaced are leaving not only because of unjust governments, but also to gain a sense reclamation. Whether for government or economic motivations, the parallels are striking. Today’s Syrian migrants and the American migrants of the 1930s leave their homes out of desperation in search of a new life.
As of 2010, the Syrian government has been in conflict with its people. Since the beginning of the futile Syrian civil war, four million Syrians, nearly one-fifth of the population, have fled the country in search of civil prosperity. Syria, whose government regime “has targeted civilians ruthlessly, [using tactics including] chemical weapons and barrel bombs [have] subjected Syrians to murder, torture, crucifixion, sexual