Why Do You Want to Come to America

  • by Eric Reese
  • Narrated by Jason Meza
  • 0 hrs and 25 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

The question of why people want to immigrate to the United States is answered in this insightful and compelling paper on the subject, Why do you want to come to America?
As refugees and migrants continue to stream across the borders of the US, many of them seeking the American dream, the country begins to creak and groan at the seams and the question is asked more frequently, with an underlying suspicion attached.
The issues of poverty and lack of human resources are beginning to show and are starting to hurt its population. Racism and sectarianism are rife, despite attempts by many to limit their effects, and are now spreading relentlessly to Muslim minorities living in the West, as well as the Hispanic population.
Why do you want to come to America, examines many of the reasons that people want to enter America. Refuge, education, marriage, money and freedom are among the most popular reasons, but is this really enough, or is it simply a thin veneer that quickly loses its gloss?
With new and stringent immigration policies, travel bans, deportations, visa revocations and racial profiling being applied aggressively towards Muslims and people of Asian descent, the fundamental question in all of this should be; is the promise of unchecked wealth and opportunity worth the cost of losing your identity and culture?


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A must listen for those coming to America

What made the experience of listening to Why Do You Want to Come to America the most enjoyable?

The speaker was very clear and direct. It appears that the narrator and author are concerned with helping those who are on the way to America as asylum seekers or as refugees.

What was one of the most memorable moments of Why Do You Want to Come to America?

The chapter on Religion

Which character – as performed by Jason Meza – was your favorite?

The narrator

Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?


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- Laura H.

Book Details

  • Release Date: 06-08-2017
  • Publisher: Eric Reese