How Did Immigration And Migration Affect The Great Depression

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During the Great Depression that struck in the late 1920’s and early 1930’s, the economy of the United States collapses with farmers and producers likewise losing money due to overproduction and underconsumption of goods due to an extravagant increase of price on goods. As a result, the Great Depression caused immigration and migration rates to increase. This is a negative impact on the economy because gaining employment becomes competitive and consequently, people earn a lower wage. Though immigration and migration creates conflict between native inhabitants of the land and the immigrants with employment competition, migration and immigration is vital to rebuild the economy of the United States through increased taxes and a wide array of new labor sources. Also, it enhances the vibrant, diverse, and syncretic cultures in the United States as well. Lastly, immigration and migration both promotes unity within family and their own social-ethnic groups.
Before the Nationality Act of 1965, many migrants came from the mid region of the United States to California for economic prosperity. In the 1930’s, during and after the Great Depression, the Mid states of America went through severe dust storms and droughts known as the Dust Bowl. Resultantly, the dust storms destroyed the ecology and agriculture of the land itself. This caused farmers to be financially in debt due to not being able to make money. The debt and poor land quality led many people to lose their property and

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