Running head: PATTERNS OF AFRICAN IMMIGRATION TO THE UNITED STATES
Patterns of African Immigration to The United States
PATTERNS OF AFRICAN IMMIGRATION TO THE UNITED STATES
Patterns of African Immigration to the United States
There are numerous factors that can contribute to the modern patterns exhibited by the
Africans as they migrate into the United States. In the recent past, both social, political,
economic, and financial aspects of life have contributed to the huge influx of African to the
United States. This paper seeks to take a close look at some of these factors with focus on the
course texts and the movie "Hotel Rwanda" that narrates the Rwandan Genocide of 1994 and
how it could have led to many Africans migrating from Rwanda to the United States. Finally,
modern migration patterns exhibited by Egyptians to the U. S will be illustrated based on the
information captured in the movie "Hotel Rwanda".
The Main Causes Of the Present Migration Patterns into the United States Exhibited by
Egypt is a country with close proximity to the Middle East and located on the northern
parts of the African continent. The country has a rich historical background with both cultural,
religious, economic, social, and political issues being traced back to the country. Most of the
numerous revolutions occurring on these areas have their roots back in Egypt (Arthur,
Consequently, the Africans in Egypt have been subjected to numerous civil wars, violation
of human rights, religious profiling, and strong adherence to cultural and political alignments.
The country is predominated by the Muslim community and every resource has been
nationalized, with the citizens having restricted rights and freedom. Consequently, numerous acts
of injustice, torture, civil war, and economic crisis have been reported in the country.
Taking a close look at the movie “Hotel Rwanda, it is evident that the issue highlighted in
the movie is a replica or a reflection of what the Egyptians are facing in the mode...