Yet another call for assimilation in America, but assimilation to what?
It is impossible to identify a particular identity characterizing the American society in a holistic way. This is the basis of the narrative titled, “Yet another call for assimilation in America, but assimilation to what?” by Glenn Llopis published on January 29, 2019. By presenting a summary of the article, it is possible to present a response on the same decrying the futility of a call for assimilation in the contemporary American context.
The immigration issue seems to be hot on the lips of prominent political personalities as well as organizations. Llopis cites Tom Brakaw and the Duke University for advancing negative sentiment relative to people from different cultures residing in America. They are stakeholders calling for immigrants to assimilate into some purported American identity. The problem is that it is impossible to clearly define what it means to act in an American way. Over the year, the purported American way has evolved so much that it is improbable for one to even vaguely differentiate fr