Bilingual Education For The United States

843 WordsSep 23, 20154 Pages
Glossary: Asylees are foreigners that have been admitted to the United States and are unable or unwilling to return to their home country due to persecution or fear of persecution. They need protection from persecution based on their race, religion, membership in a social group, political opinion, or national origin. They are capable of applying when they are in the United States or at a point of entry. Bilingual education is a program in which children are taught their native language as well as their dominant language in society. Such a program would be beneficial in society because it would teach students academic material in their native language. If the problem was also bicultural, it would teach children the culture revolving both linguistic groups. Bilingualism has to do with an individual being fluent in two or more languages at work or educational facilities. Brain drain involves the migration of skilled workers, professionals, and technicians to the United States, which then causes a drain of the crucial workers in their home countries. During the mid-twentieth century, a majority of immigrants came mainly from German and Great Britain. The brain drain is viewed by conflict theorists as a result of unequal distribution of world resources. Chain immigration has to do with immigrants who sponsor other immigrants who then may sponsor more immigrants, hence the name. Laws favor people that have relatives or someone that can help those that want
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