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The Experience of Living in Another Country

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Living in another country is a difficult experience for many people. A common feature of people living in a foreign country is finding them Gathered together in restaurants, discussing about their home and their experiences in the foreign country. Moreover, these groups are not all from the same home country. Often, the interests that landed them in a foreign country are enough to connect them in building the foundations of friendship, like studying same major. However, the only thing that you can see obvisely is fear. As a Saudi student in USA I can say we often have to deal with many administration issues that may even result to the cancellation of one’s citizenship. Like getting USA Green Card. There is a fear of living in another country that never goes regardless of the period that one has lived in a foreign country. However, the interests that landed them in a foreign country, including education and business. It’s the same even the student didn’t come from same place. in fact that they didn't came from the same mother country. This will presents the argument that people living in another country are subject to change depending in economic and political way in order for them to fit in the new country. Living in another country is always accompanied by change. It would illogical to deny the fact that living in another country-in another language and culture, principally leads to personal development. The different aspects of personality suspend and one takes on the mannerisms, qualities and opinions that define the people in a foreign country (Kohls 9). Nothing is wrong with the change. In the first place, it is a major reason why the individual moved to the new country-they wanted to evolve by putting... ... middle of paper ... ... in the new environment and fully embrace the socio-economic and political aspects of the new environment. Nevertheless, this paper has refuted the fact that one may completely forget the social conditions of their home country by permanently living in another country. In conclusion, living in another country involves change. However, the change is never permanent and is only oriented towards the interest that made one move into another country. Works Cited Kohls, L R. Survival Kit for Overseas Living: For Americans Planning to Live and Work Abroad. Yarmouth, Me: Intercultural Press, 2001. Print. Miller, W.L. "Asymmetric Adaptive Legal Cultures amongst Minorities and Euro-Migrants." The Journal of Communist Studies and Transition Politics. 28.4 (2012). Print. Wright, Adrian. Foreign Country: The Life of L.p. Hartley. London: I.B. Tauris, 2001. Print
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