Immigration makes American more American, not less

The current debate centered around immigration and undocumented workers in the US ultimately is a fear amongst white America claiming the US will lose its essence as we allow more migrants to enter the US, whether legally or illegally. This fear, or xenophobia, is particularly strong around Hispanic migrants, I presume, because Hispanics have a strong cultural identity, centered on language, customs, and religion. The first and second generations of migrants tend to keep a lot of their cultural identity, and don’t assimilate until the second to third generation.  Continue reading “Immigration makes American more American, not less”