The USA is not a bed of roses but every year tens of thousands of people from the Caribbean make the permanent move in search of a better life. However, for many adjusting to life in the USA is a long journey of patience, changes and new experiences.
In this video, Jamaican Wayne “GreatWall” Fletcher shares what it is like living in the USA. He offers a few words of advice that he thinks will help to make the move much easier.
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Do you have any advice for people moving to the USA?
About Caribbean Immigrants in the USA
About 69 percent of Caribbean immigrants resided in Florida and New York in 2009. In 2009, Florida had the largest number of resident Caribbean immigrants with 1,388,014, or 40.0 percent of the total Caribbean-born population in the United States, followed by New York (1,008,134, or 29.1 percent).
Other states with relatively large Caribbean immigrant populations (greater than 65,000) included: New Jersey (253,010, or 7.3 percent), Massachusetts (136,578, or 3.9 percent), Georgia (83,735, or 2.4 percent), Connecticut (78,957, or 2.3 percent), Pennsylvania (77,527, or 2.2 percent), and California (72,251, or 2.1 percent). Source: Wikipedia