Four Ways the Cultural Wisdom of Immigrants is Benefitting America

Immigrants have enriched America with their cultures, through everything from food to medical care. This is a rationale for immigration reform.

The most diverse gathering of races and ethnicities from across the world is living in one place here in the United States. Ours is truly an unprecedented experiment in the history of societies. In this country, where almost everyone’s ancestors came from somewhere else, the issues of immigration reform and the status of undocumented citizens have recently come to the fore. As the son of immigrants from India, I have experienced firsthand how the cultural wisdom of immigrants enriches America. By realizing how other cultures can benefit us, maybe we can all come to a better understanding of why fair legal forms for immigrants should be instituted.

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