By Ronald Bayor, Ronald H. Bayor
One of many major purposes the U.S. has advanced so fast and substantially within the final a hundred years is the massive variety of ethnically assorted immigrants that experience turn into a part of its inhabitants. humans from each quarter of the realm have come to the US on the way to observe their goals of extra chance and higher lives, both for themselves or for his or her children.This booklet offers a desirable photograph of the lives of immigrants from 50 nations who've contributed considerably to the range of the U.S., exploring all elements of the immigrants' lives within the outdated international in addition to the hot. every one essay explains why those humans have come to the USA, how they've got adjusted to and built-in into American society, and what portends for his or her destiny. bills of the reports of the second one iteration and the results of family members among the us and the sending state around out those strangely wealthy and demographically exact snap shots.
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In low-lying areas, agriculture, particularly production of fruit, nuts, and wheat, is made possible by extensive irrigation. Afghanistan is famous in the region for its melons and grapes although the years of conflict have destroyed intricate irrigation systems in many areas, and now Afghanistan has become infamous for its opium poppy crop, which requires little water or investment. In hillier areas, pastoral grazing is available for goats and sheep, and karakul lamb skins are a source of export income.
In particular, whereas legal permanent residents can only sponsor the immigration of their spouse or unmarried children, citizens can sponsor a wider range of relatives for family reunification including married children, parents, and siblings. Intergroup Relations A basis for social interaction and relations between groups is shared language and the majority of Afghans who have been in the United States since the 1980s speak good English. Those who had been educated in English-medium schools in Kabul or had traveled for university to Britain or the United States were, understandably, more fluent.
Within Afghanistan, the most populous 12 | Afghan Immigrants Two Afghan American women walk past an American flag October 24, 2001, in the “Little Kabul” district of Fremont, California. The Afghan community in Fremont is showing support for the United States by displaying flags. Fremont has one of the largest Afghan communities in the United States. (Justin Sullivan /Getty Images) ethnic groups include Pashtun, Tajik, Hazara, Uzbek, Turkmen, Baluchi, along with many other smaller groups. The majority of the Afghan population is Sunni Muslim, although some groups, in particular people of Hazara ethnicity, are ShiÊa.