Why People Move To America

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America is known for being the “land of opportunities” but is that really true? And if so, is it for everybody or only certain people? America differentiates people by their race and their social status and other reasons by giving them less or more opportunities which are not equal for each person. Therefore, America is not the “promised land” or the “land of the free” being that what they say are false promises.
America is known for being the “land of opportunities” which is why people from all over the world come to America in search of new opportunities than what they have in their native land. Before they reach America, they expect to be treated equally and have even opportunities as everybody else. Once they arrive in America they notice that what people were saying about America is all fiction. The promise America proposes to people is freedom, equality, safety,
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These promises are behind the reasoning why people move to America to pursue their dreams since apparently there is more opportunities and freedom for anybody. What they recognize is that you receive some of America's promises depending on your race, social class, gender, and if you're an immigrant or not. Likewise, if you come here for a better life you have to start from the bottom and move up. However, the government expects you to do it all on your own like for instance if you want a well-paying job the contractors prefer people who have some kind of degree a better chance of getting the job which would give you but if you don't have one you will always be the second choice. You will also need some kind of experience which the contractors would lead towards more. There's a quote from the book Born A Crime by Trevor Noah and it says "People love to say, 'Give a man a fish, and he'll eat for a day. Teach a man to fish, and he'll eat for a lifetime.' What they don't say is, 'And it would be nice if you gave him a fishing rod.' That's the part

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