Land of Opportunity

960 Words Mar 24th, 2005 4 Pages
United States of America Land of Opportunity? United States of America is known as the land of opportunity for many immigrants who dare to dream of a better life. Since the beginning of American history, United States has focused more about equal opportunity than any other country. There are many people who strongly believe that once they come to the United States it is almost guaranteed to find success. For example, my relatives in Korea always ask my parents how much my family has earned so far. Also, they believe that we live in a totally different world, living the American dream. However, it seems like this country is no longer the land of opportunity for those who are immigrants and the low class people. Many immigrants come to …show more content…
Also, a lot of companies do not hire as many people; a lot of applicants do not get a position and have to try over and over without clear plans for the future. if they do get jobs, they do not know when they are going to be unemployed. Companies often go bankrupt with the downside of the economic fluctuations in Korea and have to reduce their work force. Thus, the United States can be considered the land of
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opportunity from the perspective of this type of international students since they can study as much as they want with the good supporting system here. Good aspects and the other sides of them coexist in the United States. Therefore, the United States may be either the land of opportunity or that of hardship depending on each one 's purpose and goal. In spite of great educational opportunities and job openings, it becomes more and more competitive with an increasing number of the population that includes many foreigners. Thus, fewer jobs and positions are available for more people. Especially, many foreigners tend to experience disadvantages and limits even with higher degrees and good educational backgrounds. Also, those who have studied with the financial aid eventually have to pay off the loan once they graduate and start to work. The interest is pretty high and increases year by year; so they can neither save money nor plan for their retire at an early age. The United States
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