The immigrants in Pico Layer’s travel essay “ Where World Collide,” view America as a dream come true. The immigrants are coming to America for the first time. As the immigrants disembark from their flights, “ They come out, dazed, disoriented, head still partly in the clouds, bodies still several time zones- or centuries- away, and the step into the Promised Land. My personal experience is that when i went to my first funeral last year I didn’t know how to react. Immigrants that first arrived to America they feel like it's a dream come true and they are in a Promised Land coming into America because they are experiencing it for the first time.