Essay on I Am Mexican and I Am Pursuing the American Dream

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Many immigrants face the day to day challenge of learning the primary language in a given country, making it a difficult task for them to communicate with other peers. Communication is the main component to our society, in which everyone is forced to learn the new language. The American dream is a journey to accomplish. Immigrants who enter this country come with a dream they want to pursue “the American dream,” by pursuing this dream they’ll overcome all of the obstacles brought upon them or so they believe. The American dream has only been a dream that not many individuals with different ethnic backgrounds achieve. For example, Hispanic immigrants migrate to the land of freedom and better opportunities to obtain a life that their native …show more content…
The U.S. is a corrupt nation of false dreams.
Moreover, the American dream is simply a motto because it lures everyone in to the U.S for greater opportunities that it does not offer. In my case, my father immigrated from Mexico to the U.S to obtain a better life, but he just simply found himself facing very challenging obstacles that did not help him instead a barrier was created. When my father came into the U.S he came here illegally, his goal was to get an education, have a family, and have a better lifestyle than he previously had in his native land. However, he faced a tough time trying to receive an education since he did not understand the primary language which made it difficult for him to be able to fully understand the assignments given, so instead he found it easier to drop out. As he chose to drop out due to difficulties learning the language and since in his homeland he never attended school he did not know how to write or read which made everything more difficult. In addition, he found everything to be hard and deceiving since his goal was not going to be easy. He then just focus on having a family and now his family was faced with the same challenges that he once had faced.
As a child, I did not notice anything special about living in the U.S since I was constantly finding it difficult to live in this country where everyone seems to hate Mexicans. Being a Mexican, in a country where you are not

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