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The Immigrant Experience–An Overviewread the article in its entirety

Subject:   Immigration--Myths and Realities

Reading Level:   Adult / High School


The immigrant experience is a rich and varied one. The arrival of newcomers to the United States continues to shape our nation. Noting these overarching patterns does not minimize the experience of each person who has arrived at our shores but provides a valuable context to understand them fully.  This brief overview identifies the major patterns of migration of foreigners to our shores over the last 350 years.

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