Why do so many Americans have negative perceptions of immigrants? What kind of struggles come with moving to a foreign country?
In Almost American, author Billie Tuvshinbayar talks openly about what it means to be an immigrant in America. After moving from Mongolia to the U.S. at just 19 years old, Billie noticed that many Americans held negative beliefs about immigrants.
Learn about the struggles that immigrants face as Billie shares her firsthand experiences and stories of influential creators to show that immigrants are not a threat to America, but rather a blessing. In these pages, you’ll find:
* An outside perspective on American culture
* Stories of the entrepreneurs that created lucrative businesses such as YouTube, Google, and Forever 21
* How immigrants contribute greatly to America’s economy
Throughout America’s history and now at this time of heightened nativist sentiment, it is critical to understand the contributions that immigrants made and continue to make to America’s success. If you are an immigrant or looking to see the positive side of immigrants, then this book is for you.