My parents have taught me getting a college degree will be my way out of struggling with finances. A college degree is something that no one can take away from me. I want to be able to help my family and community to be more financially stable by helping them learn how to increase their wealth. The next reason why is for young girls who live in small foreign countries outside of the United States and do not have the opportunity to get an education. I am doing it for them because they are not given the chance too. Another reason that I am pursuing an
Education is one of the most important steps in one's life. It can give them skill sets and the knowledge to go out into the world and work up to the job they want. But there is a financial crisis that has been rising, Student loans. The high levels of student debt are also getting worse as the economy begins to destabilize.
In Meredith Small’s article Our Babies, Ourselves she focuses on people’s social and psychological development through examining the different cultural aspects of raising a child. During this process she compares the American perspective of treating babies, to those of the Gusii and the Dutch. Throughout her examination many points are made that I believe can give the reader’s a valuable understanding of the impact of different means of parenthood on a child’s future development.
No matter where you grow up in the United States, there are many American values we all have in common. In particular, you can group several values together to form a cluster value such as Material Comfort and Education. In order to seek the material comforts Americans want such as financial stability, a car, a home and a retirement saving, many feel you need to seek an education. A formal education is believed to help achieve a higher rate of salary and thus making it affordable to achieve the material comforts one seeks. After 26 years, I have returned to college to seek my degree in accounting in order to advance my career, seek higher wages and afford myself the material comforts I want in life.
With proper education, it can help shape an individual's future; education is the foundation of the way of life today, it is needed and required everywhere in the world. Those who strive to be employed, make money, or do something great in the future has to rely on education to get them there. Education is mandatory to become an engineer, doctor, teacher, astronaut etc.; the skill required to be able to do any type of work is gained from learning the basics and having a clear understanding of it. An individual's success depends mainly on their talent and hardwork. Although we rely on education, we as well rely on that individual's strength, determination, and perseverance. Every individual are each a diamond in the rough and should be well taken care
“Anchor baby” is the term given to U.S. born children of undocumented parents, the idea behind this term is that it gives the children automatic citizenship while also enhancing their parents own legal status. Many presidential candidates have spoken against birthright citizenship by using the term ‘Anchor baby’, which too many, is offensive. Republican, Donald Trump, defends the term. When confronted about the hurtful usage of the word by ABC reporter, Tom Llamas, Trump responded with, “You mean it’s not politically correct and yet everybody uses it.” When Llamas told Trump to look the word up in the dictionary Trump shot back saying, “I’ll use the word anchor baby. Excuse me! I’ll use the word anchor baby!” In New Hampshire, Jeb Bush was also confronted by reporters. After being
I am a first generation college student that has made it to a higher education. I see myself as the second daughter, that has come out the land of pride and production. I am from Richmond, California, but that’s just where I geographically from, when in reality I came from a strong family of immigrants. My parents both came to the United States as a young 26, and 24-year-old parents of one child. I did not come until two years later that I came, I came into the world, and was already marked with the name of an anchor baby. As I grow up I did not really know what I was, what I did was always question myself, am I just a reason to keep my parents here longer? Why am I called an anchor baby? I felt that I did not fit in but my schools I went to school always had a mixture of students. I did not know what I was or who I was, I had not direct connection to any ethnicity. When I was in elementary school there where a mixture of Whites, Asians, Latinos, and African Americans ethnicities, grow up in a multicultural area I didn’t think about race or class as much as late in life. Race was a topic that I did not really think and talked about until I was placed into a private school that class was visible, and I began to be more aware or class and race. I would not talk about race or class at school, but I would wait to talk about it when I would get home.
I lived a happy childhood in California I never had an experience with racism and discrimination, until I moved to Reno, NV for school. I went to a Donald Trump conference to rally the event. A middle age man approached me and started shouting to me and some friends to “go back to Mexico!” I later yelled back I’m an American just like you I was born in the U.S. He kept saying vulgar words to me and started to tell me if my parents are immigrants so am I, I am an anchor baby. The term anchor baby started to get popular because of the candidate Donald Trump. The American heritage dictionary of English language definition is considered an offensive word “Used as a disparaging term for a child born to
Considering that school is the foundation on which a person’s future is laid, one can assume that without a solid foundation in education, a person is much more likely to end up on the bottom of the working class earnings scale. Learned persons would agree that
Being first generation Mexican American to me is a title that comes with responsibility as well as an opportunity. Growing up, parents always preach to their eldest children that their actions have the consequences of impacting their younger siblings. I believe that as first generation Hispanics, it is our duty to build a strong foundation that later generations may build on. Whenever I think of being Hispanic, the word heritage comes to mind. In the frame of being an ethic minority in America, it is important for new generations to learn about their individual history and culture. As human beings we find comfort in what we are accustom too; For example I often get advice from friends living on their own saying “leaving home is the hardest
If three baby pictures were spread out in front of you would you be able to pick which one fell under the category of an “anchor baby”? The answer yet unknown, is doubtful. A baby is a baby, born with innocence and purity without choice of where they are born. That choice is the mothers to whom the child belongs to. What is an anchor baby, how did the term come about, how is this allowed, what are the statistics, and how is it relevant to Mexican American studies will all answered in this paper.
Some people think that getting a college education is not really a good idea anymore. According to Abel and Deitz, “In recent years, students have been paying more to attend college and earning less upon graduation—trends that have led many observers to question whether a college education remains a good investment” (2014, p. 1). If the student cannot find a job that pays a decent amount of money, after graduation why should the government ‘fund it?. College costs are rising each year. Future generations may not be able to go to college because tuition will be too high. But Abel and Deitz
A big issue that surrounds the United States today is whether or not babies born on United States soil are to be considered full-fledged citizens or not, regardless of the family’s recent migration into the United States. The children born in the United States to illegal alien mothers are often referred to as "anchor babies”. Under current practice, these children are United States citizens at birth, simply because they were born on United States soil. They are called anchor babies because, as United States citizens, they become eligible to sponsor their relatives when they turn 21 years of age, thus becoming the legal United States "anchor" for an extended immigrant family (Shopper). Thus, the United States born children of illegal aliens not only represent additional U.S. population growth, but also act as anchors to eventually pull a large number of extended family members into the country legally; moreover, a whole industry has built up around the United States system of birthright citizenship, thousands of pregnant women who are about to deliver come to the United States each year from countries as far away as South Korea and as near as Mexico so that they can give birth on U.S. soil (Anchor Babies, NumbersUSA).The original intent of the 14th Amendment was clearly not considering illegal aliens going around the United States laws. Estimates indicate there may be over 300,000 anchor babies born each year in the United States; overall, causing illegal alien mothers to add
When I was young my family are poor. But when I growth up my family is locate in between middle class and upper class. And right now I do live in Scotland to study my undergraduate degree. According to the question from my experience education can help you survive. Because education is considerate to be a social status in today society. With good education you can get good career and earn a lot of money.
A debate on whether education is still the driving factor to success in the 21st century has been blooming for some time now which has many of us asking, “Is education still necessary for one to succeed nowadays?” This issue of whether education still holds that value of being the primary aspect of achieving success is of particular interest because it could mean that it could potentially create depreciation in the demand for education in the future, and money spent on acquiring an education could be used to pursue entrepreneurial ventures.