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The tale of West Indian immigrants to the U.S. is usually thought of to be a good good fortune. Mary Waters, although, tells a really varied tale. She reveals that the values that achieve first-generation immigrants preliminary success--a willingness to work flat out, an absence of awareness to racism, a hope for schooling, an incentive to save--are undermined by means of the realities of lifestyles and race family members within the usa. opposite to long-held ideals, Waters unearths, those that face up to Americanization are probably to be triumphant economically, particularly within the moment iteration.

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