Hispanic immigration

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  • 1. Hispanic ImmigrationBy: Kailjn Williamson 5th block Wilkinson
  • 2. Immigration Definition• The definition of immigration is the action of coming to live permanently in a foreign country.
  • 3. Why did Immigrants start to come to America?• They wanted to come here to start a better life for themselves and to get away from their home countries.• They just wanted a new beginning.
  • 4. Mexico vs. Italy
  • 5. Mexico• There were about 11.4 million foreign born Mexicans residing in the U.S. as of 2008.• The Mexican born population in the U.S. was larger than the total population of two-thirds of UN member states.• About 1 of every 10 Mexicans resides in the United States.• There were 3.4 million Mexican born lawful permanent residents in 2008.
  • 6. Italy• Poverty, overpopulation, and natural disaster have all increased the amount of Italian immigration.• Southern Italians suffered from exploitation by people of the same nationality and religion.• The immigration was a way of coping with poverty and displacement.• Italian immigrants established hundreds of mutual aid societies, based on kinship, and place of birth.• Their migration could not be seen as rejection from Italy.
  • 7. The next slide is a video on Hispanic Immigration.• Sorry about all the spelling errors. This isn’t my video. http://www.youtube.com/v/kUhEwasJRvA
  • 8. Sources• www.digitalhistory.uh.edu• www.migrationinformation.org• And of course…• GOOGLEIMAGES
  • 9. ANDREMEMBER…