Stories Untold: The American Dream Project

The American Dream

The American Dream: a social ideal that states hard work and determination can lead to a life of comfort, success, and a climb up the social ladder. It's often an assumed motivator behind immigration. But to what extent is it? Do our modern-day immigrants consider it attainable and a reality in today's America? There are the words our immigrants of today use to describe the American Dream and immigration as a whole. 

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Fairytale

Illusion

unattainable

lacks nuance

Luck

unrealistic

Profiles

6 different people. 6 different countries. 1 uniquely unifying immigrant experience

 

Take a look at our stories untold and learn about experiences of modern-day immigrants and contemporary perspectives on immigration and the American Dream. 

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