Why are migrants risking all they have for the American dream? Is it worth losing one's culture, heritage and beliefs? This essay examines the reasons and if ultimately is the journey is actually worth it. More
"The real trouble for a migrant family after Trump"
Immigration fraud, some call it. Immigration reform, others advocate for. Between the nostalgia and rhetoric, migrant families are facing an uphill battle of convincing American lawmakers about allowing them in. The dream of freedom has left many in utter disappointment.
Apart from increased impoverish levels and population explosion, America is infested with the curse of racism, colonialism and radicalism. The more that migrants of different faiths, beliefs and ethnicities has entered, the more they have been accused of posing security threats to the nation.
This essay, Why do you want to come to America, examines the reasons why Muslim migrants are coming to America despite the Muslim ban, hate speech, propaganda and government resistance.
With the Muslim ban in place, deportation of illegals and profiling being applied aggressively towards anyone of foreign descent, the fundamental question in all of this should be; Is the promise of wealth worth the cost of losing your culture, kids and livelihood?
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Eric Reese was born and raised in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and was the recipient of the first Mayoral Scholarship of Philadelphia (1993) and the Philadelphia Federation of Teachers Human Relations Award (1989).