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According to the Webster dictionary, migration is the movement of people from one country or locality to another. They are different types of migrations; some of which are Global migration, interregional migration and, intraregional migration. There is a significant diversity as it relates to the issues of migration in the United States. These issues vary from state to state. However International /global migration posed the most issues in this country. These issues have affected the United States for many years. James Rubenstein notes that “unrestricted immigration to the United States ended when congress passed the Quota Act in 1921 and the National Origins Act in 1924. However over the years different issues arose on this
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“The American way of life developed gradually over time. Many important events helped shape American life, and it continues to change today. The various people, ethnicities, and cultures who are part of American today have all helped to build America in one way or another. Many changes occurred just in the first 100 years of the American nation, from the Revolutionary War in 1776 through the centennial celebration of independence in 1776. These changes include the war of 1812, the U.S. civil war the expansion of America's boundaries, and much more. Other notable events continued to occur, such as the First World War, the Second World War, the beginning of the Nuclear Age, and the Cold War”.
Africans as well as other ethnic groups contributed to this construction. This conform the fact that immigrants have the right to be a part of this American dream as well as any other ethnic group. In addition to the events, the Africans who were uprooted from their livelihood and brought here to develop this country was not welcome “we were stolen from our mother country and brought here. We have tilled the ground and made fortunes for thousands, and still they are not weary of our services…Is there not land enough in America, or corn enough in Egypt? Why would they send us into a far country to die? See the thousand of foreigners emigrating to America every year: and if there be ground sufficient for them to cultivate, and bread for them to eat; why would they

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