• Dear America, I feel surprised about your article I love the way you talk about the immigrant struggle how they have been impact one sentence that stood out to me was Immigrants care about each other and their families like everyone else, and these new policies are degrading. This stood out because they care about other people and I see on TV…[Read more]

  • I was 11 years old when I came into the United States to have a better education. I’m an immigrant too like other people. My mother came into the United States to have a better job because in Guatemala there i

    • Education is very important and this matters to immigrants so much more than people think. It is what people look for when they immigrate. They are looking for better opportunities and an education that will help them in life. They search for a better lifestyle and education is one of the priorities.

    • Dear Remigia, I feel that this is a very controversial topic. A line that stood out to me was when you stated, “ They are not stealing jobs but finding opportunities”. This stood out to me because lots of people think that immigrants come here to “steal jobs” and that’s a very common misunderstanding, and although I agree with most of your points, you mentioned that immigrants come to the U.S. for better education and a better life for their families a lot, do you think that there are other reasons why people may come to the U.S.? Thank you for sharing this information and writing this blog. Looking forward to your next piece of writing!

    • Dear Remigia I agree with your point about other people coming from other countries because both of my parents came from Mexico because it was hard in Mexico at the time so my dad had to drop out of school to help out his family and came to the US to have a better life and work very hard as a Mexican man starting with nothing to having something in his life

  • This Shadow Box represents my country, what do people wear in Guatemala and my race. When people look at me, they see a young woman and they see what kind of clothes we wear in Guatemala.

    My assigned

    • Dear Remigia

      I am extremely impressed by your shadow box because you added a little grass area with animals in them and I thought that was a really cool idea. another thing that I liked about your shadow box was that you included pictures of clothing from your culture. Thanks for your shadowbox. I look forward to seeing what you make next because I think you have a creative mind.

    • Dear Remigia

      Hey Remigia, I am a student here at San Jose State and wanted to mention how pretty your shadow box looks and how great the pictures looks to show your culture and the values they hold. I love the the animals and grass that you made to give the box more life and meaning behind it. I like that you have the courage to display you culture and where you come from on the box to show the love you from where you came from and I think that is amazing.

      Sincerely, Anthony

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