My Immigrant Experience

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May 14, 2012
His 125
University of phoenix

My Immigrant Experience

* I am 28 year old male from Italy that came to America for a new life. My experience in America is totally different from my native country of Italy. Italy government has a parliamentary government based on a proportional voting system. The Parliament of Italy is perfectly bicameral: the two houses, the Chamber of Deputies  and the Senate of the Republic have the same powers. The Prime Minister, officially President of the Council of Ministers , is Italy's head of government. The Prime Minister and the cabinet are appointed by the President of the Republic, but must pass a vote of confidence in Parliament to become in office. While the office is similar to those in most other parliamentary systems, the Italian prime minister has less authority than some of his counterparts. The prime minister is not authorized to request the dissolution of Parliament or dismiss ministers (that are exclusive prerogatives of the President of the Republic) and must receive a vote of approval from the Council of Ministers—which holds effective executive power—to execute most political activities.( From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia). The government was very selfish and was not for the people, so I have to leave the county to make a better life for my family and I. The journey to America was a struggle having to sail in a small boat of 8 people to America. We have to struggle against whether and cold night on the Atlantic Ocean, but our hope kept us alive and gave us strength to make it during that tough journey to America. When we reach to Ellis Island we saw so many other immigrants from different country. They was happy and seem like that been through a struggle trying to get here like we did. The city we have settled in was call the Bronx which is in new York city. The Bronx is the northernmost of the five boroughs of New York City. It is also known as Bronx County, the last of the...
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