Korean Migration to the U.S.
By : Brianna Thomas
Why , when & how did the Koreans come to the US ?
Korean migration began in the early 20th century . It consisted of three big "waves" of Korean citizens.The first "wave" was was mainly made up of migrants seeking a better lifestyle. The second consisted of students motivated by educational opportunity ( they came in the first decade or so following the Korean War.) The third began in 1965 with the liberalization of the U.S. national quota system. The first immigrants got to the US by boat, the S.S. Gaelic (Nash)
Laws in place when Koreans came to the US .
How many members came to the US , how they affected the population , and where did they settle ?
Impact on America and Korea made by migrants
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