Challenges Faced by Immigrants
Over the years, living in a new country as migrants has been a problem for many people. Regardless of the persons settling into the new country there are common problems that are faced especially by the immigrants as they try to settle. The problem with language barrier makes the immigrants to be challenged by how they can not engage in conversations with the other citizens as the immigrants are noted to be affected by language.
Having low educational qualifications on their side makes it a hindrance for the immigrants as they can be at a better position to learn and understand the new country language as a fast rate. Academic qualification affects the job positions that the immigrants need to work in but the employment is hard to get due to the low academic qualification hence missing the desired posts of working in.
Immigrants identified to be affected by proper access to good housing. Immigrants takes time before adapting to the housing market operation and how they are hence making the immigrants to start living in shanties which as time passes ends up with the immigrants being pushed to poor neighborhood in the country. A great variety of services are available in the country that the immigrants have gone to but end up getting nothing but poor services as the services cannot be provided to the as their access is restricted. The little documents that the immigrants posses do not allow the individuals to access health care, social services and legal advice making it worse for the immigrants if the immigrants are not legally allowed in the country. Cultural differences affects the immigrants in a great way, they may not be able to adopt to the new country trends fast which results to them feeling outcasts for a while. Full integration in to the new community may not be possible are there is a difference in cultures that conflict hence being left out and not being welcomed into the community.
Racism have been a major hindrance in immigration as evidences has shown that jobs are being given to people with similar or related physical appearance with the citizens while for the other immigrants whose physical appearance is not the same are being denied the chance to have jobs. The new governments have been revoking and denying the immigrants the chance to do activities in their country as the issue has been experiences by most of the immigrants. In recent times immigrant identified to be a political issue and no longer a humanitarian issue, with the politicians involved in migrations many make policies that favor them during their tenor in office and do not make a wholesome consideration for the entire immigrant in the new country.