Colombian Immigrants in New York City
This paper is an account of the journey undertaken by Colombians who came to New York City, a place with a foreign language and culture.
# 27449 | 1,179 words | 13 sources | MLA | 2002 |
Published on Jun 04, 2003 in Anthropology (Cultural) , Ethnic Studies (South American) , Latin-American Studies (Immigration/Emigration issues) , Hot Topics (Immigration)
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The writer examines the causes underlying Colombian immigration to New York City. The paper the explores the experience of Colombians upon arrival in this foreign land. The writer looks at the various obstacles that immigrants faced in New York. Finally, the paper illuminates the contribution of Colombian immigrants to the multi-faceted character of New York City.
From the Paper:"The primary period of Colombian immigration to New York City can be deduced from official statistics. According to the U.S. Census, the peak period of South American immigration to the U.S. occurred from 1971 to 1980 (Kraly, 1987, p. 43). In this new wave of immigrants, Colombians constituted half of the immigrants coming from South America. Within that period, 25,800 Colombian immigrants immigrated to the region of New York City and New Jersey (Kraly, 1987, pp. 57-9)."
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