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Every year, people from different cultures and ethnicity become citizens of the United States. However, some people see this as a bad thing, which is where other people see this as a problem. America should be a nation where it should not matter what your race or ethnicity is to others. America was built upon the ideas and dreams of others. We should be promoting those ideals to immigrants so they can become citizens. Immigrants should assimilate into American culture because it could affect a work place, the topic is getting less attention, and they do a lot to come into America. People who are have the intense or irrational dislike or fear of people from other countries are xenophobic. It could make it harder for these people to work with …show more content…

Obama has not made the same effort into bringing this into the sunlight but we as a community can change that. Back when Bush was President, he put more of an effort into this issue. In fact, he made it a top priority in his administration. Mr. Bush helped design a more proficient and easy citizenship test for immigrants to take. Some arguments can be made it would be harder for the newcomer to abandon there old traditions and start a learn American traditions. It can be challenging to let go, but in response, Tommy De Seno states that, “anyone who won’t let go of their old country makes themselves an outsider here, not the other way around.” This quote comes from Frank Sharry, founder and executive director of America’s Voice, who talks about what Latinos and Hispanics do to become part of America. “When you have people putting their lives on the line, you have a lot of legal permanent residents who join the military, put their lives on the line for a country they want to join, that’s powerful evidence... When you look at the disproportionate number of Latino immigrants who win Medals of Honor, when you look at intermarriage rates, homeownership rates, learning English, the consensus is in — new immigrants become new Americans and embrace this country

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