Opportunity

Opportunity

This special report on OPPORTUNITY covers the difference between determinism and determination, how students who live thousands of miles away from parents cope and the pressure on second generation immigrants to succeed.
The black and white images of dirty children, women wrapped in shawls and men holding on to suitcases fill the history of America. In fact, this country’s coined nickname is “the great American melting pot,” referencing the steady flow of immigrants who established this country’s diverse cultural atmosphere.
For many immigrants coming to the United States means providing more opportunities to their children. Immigrants leave their home countries behind, battling a new language, cultural changes and difficult jobs to provide better futures for their children.
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